Wheaton Classroom Champions

The Wheaton College Department of Athletics takes the term "student-athlete" to heart. In addition to the school's renowned athletic reputation, Lyons routinely earn academic honors that range from conference accolades to prestigious scholarships, including Carolyn Wills '05 being named a Rhodes Scholar in 2005. Since the 1980s, Wheaton has annually lauded student-athletes with the Linda Frances Epstein '82 Award and the Caroline Cutler Metcalf Leadership Award. 

In 2015, Wheaton College is ranked 67th in the Newsweek/The Daily Beast's list of 'America's 25 Brainiac Schools.' U.S. News & World Report.

Also in 2011, Wheaton College was among Newsweek/The Daily Beast's list of 'America's 25 Brainiac Schools.' U.S. News & World Report, meanwhile, ranked Wheaton College No. 62 on its list of National Liberal Arts Colleges.

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By the Numbers
10 - Numbers of Lyons who have achieved athletic and academic excellence by being named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)
- Times active or former Wheaton student-athletes have earned prestigious scholarships since 1998
52 - Academic All-District accolades drawn from CoSIDA
over 200 - additional national academic honors that have been earned
over 500 - times Lyons have qualified for academic all-conference laurels

Prestigious Scholarships
French Government Teaching Assistantships

J. William Fulbright Scholarships
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships
James Madison Fellowships
Marshall Scholarships
Rhodes Scholarships
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships
Morris K. Udall Scholarships
Thomas J. Watson Fellowships

Wheaton Annual Campus Awards
Linda Frances Epstein '82 Award

Caroline Cutler Metcalf Leadership Award

Academic Awards

Academic All-America Awards
Academic All-District Awards
National Academic Awards
Academic All-Conference Awards