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Wheaton College 98th on Forbes List of Schools

The school was particularly noted for fiscal responsibility and is the 4th highest-ranked school in Illinois by Forbes' methodology.

Wheaton College. (Patch file photo.)
Wheaton College. (Patch file photo.)

Wheaton College is ranked 98th overall in Forbes’ most recent listing of the 100 best colleges and universities in the country, notably scoring an A grade for financial management. 

According to Forbes, the overall rankings were assembled from 12 categories measuring student satisfaction, post-graduate success, student debt, graduation rate and nationally competitive awards. 

"Those rankings are certainly positive for us," LaTonya Taylor, director of media relations for Wheaton College, told the Suburban Life. "We're glad when others see that we are who we claim to be when we claim to offer a solid, academically sound education that is worth its value.

"I think one of the real distinctions of Wheaton College is its commitment to providing a Christian liberal arts education… I think that's something that makes us really unique compared to other institutions."

Three other Illinois schools were ranked higher than Wheaton using the Forbes methodology: University of Chicago (14,) Northwestern University (17) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (53.) 

Earlier this month, Wheaton College was ranked extremely high on the Princeton Review’s “stone-cold sober” lists of (non-) party schools.

Find complete lists of schools at the Forbes website.

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