School Counselor Resources
About Wheelock College
- Quick Facts about Wheelock
- Field Experience - Hands-on learning is at the core of the Wheelock curriculum.
- Our Mission and History - Inspiring a world of good since 1888.
- Undergraduate Majors - An overview of our undergraduate fields of study.
- The Colleges of the Fenway - Learn about our Fenway consortium program.
- How to Apply
- Applying is free through either the Wheelock Online Application or the Common App.
- NOTE: Wheelock is now Test-Optional!
- Tuition Information
- Financing a Wheelock education
- Scholarships and Grant information
- December 1: Early Action (nonbinding). Notification of admissions decision sent around December 15-20.
- February 15: Regular Decision Priority Deadline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis both prior to and after the priority deadline, and decisions are typically sent within 3-4 week of a completed application being submitted.
- February 15: FAFSA priority filing date
- May 1: Priority enrollment deposit deadline
Wheelock School Codes
- College Board: 3964
- ACT: 1934
- FAFSA: 002228
Thank you for making Wheelock a part of your High School's Book Award program! We are no longer accepting book award requests for 2017. You can Learn more about this year's Wheelock Book Award here.
Wheelock hosts a variety of visits for both guidance counselors and prospective students. Given our location down the street from Fenway Park, a visit to Wheelock is an excellent opportunity to explore not only our campus, but also the history, culture, and entertainment offerings that are right outside our door.
In the Area? Stop by! If you are traveling to Boston, we'd love for you to visit us. You can take a campus tour, attend an information session, or meet with a counselor. Call Allison Sherlock at 617-879-2038 or reach her by email. You can also learn more about our Admissions Team.
Group Visits: We are currently accepting group visit requests for the Spring 2017 semester. We look forward to sharing our campus with you. Please help us to plan an exceptional group visit for you by reading through the guidelines listed below. After reviewing the guidelines below, please fill out our online request form. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact our group tour coordinator, Danielle Lantos, either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 617-879-2318.
- Group Tours can be scheduled Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
- Dates are limited. We encourage having multiple dates in mind when submitting your request.
- Please send in all requests at least 2-3 weeks in advance.
- We can accommodate groups of up to 35 students.
- We require 1 chaperone for every 10 students.
- Groups are responsible for their own transportation to campus.
- We have limited parking available. Please make sure to let us know your parking needs in advance so we can help you plan accordingly.
- Requests for having lunch in our Dining Hall must be processed when booking group tours with this form. Groups will be responsible for covering the cost of the lunch; our Dining Services Team is able to offer a discounted rate of $8.00 per person.
- 48-hour notice is requested for all cancellations.
Undergraduate Events: The best way for prospective students to learn about Wheelock is to visit our campus. Please encourage your students to attend one of our Admissions Events.
We'll Come to You
Interested in learning more about Higher Education? Would you like a member of our admissions team to give a presentation or lead a workshop for your students or staff? Contact Allison Sherlock by email or by phone at 617-879-2038 to find a time for us to come visit you!
Professional Development for College Advising
Wheelock hosted a series of professional development opportunities for high school guidance counselors, independent education consultants, college access and readiness organizations, and others who support the college-going aspirations of students. These free sessions, run by noted regional and national presenters covered the following topics:
"Understanding Diversity and Inclusion on the College Campus," featuring Dr. Joe-Joe McManus, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Associate, Kingston Bay Group
"The Influence of Technology and Social Media on Today's College Admissions," featuring Jeremi Karnell, Partner at Montext and CEO of bigSTORY (Austin, TX)
"The Affordability and College Readiness Equation," featuring Richard Doherty, President, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM)
Watch the video to see some session highlights.
Wheelock seeks passionate students who want to facilitate social change and work to improve the lives of children and families. Please explore our website to learn more about our programs and the value of a Wheelock education.