Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA

Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$50,408

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
620
75th
720
25th
610
75th
35
25th
30
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
29
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,687
Declined 2,277
Total Received 4,964
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Private

1,677

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Whitman College, founded in 1882, is a highly selective private, liberal arts college. Its 117-acre campus is located in Walla Walla, Washington.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,677
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational

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117-acre campus in Walla Walla (population: 32,854), 170 miles from Spokane, 240 miles from Portland, and 250 miles from Seattle. Served by air and bus; train serves Pasco (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Whitman College
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362-2083

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
620
75th
720
25th
610
75th
35
25th
30
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
29

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,687
Declined 2,277
Total Received 4,964

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

96%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,524

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,000
Room $6,080
Board $7,720
Additional fees $408
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $65,608
Average Financial Aid - $28,524
Total with Avg. Aid $37,084

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 509 527-5178
finaid@whitman.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, climbing, cycling, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, climbing, cycling, Nordic skiing, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Anthropology, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Astrophysics.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
History, General.
History, Other.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Latin Language and Literature.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Pre-Engineering.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,677

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,677
students

Female
56%
947

Male
44%
730

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,601
students

Female
57%
919

Male
43%
682

5%

76
students

Female
37%
28

Male
63%
48

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

54

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Kenya
Mexico
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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