Whitworth University

Spokane, WA

Whitworth University

Spokane, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$46,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,387
Declined 344
Total Received 3,731
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Private

2,355

undergraduate students

421

graduate students

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200-acre, suburban campus in Spokane (population: 219,190). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Spokane International

Whitworth University
300 West Hawthorne
Spokane, WA
99251

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • International Club
  • Whitworth Student Investment Group
  • En Christo
  • Hawaiian Club
  • Swing and Ballroom Dance Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Community Building Day
  • Spring Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.63

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,387
Declined 344
Total Received 3,731

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Communication, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Criminology
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Literature
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Computer Interaction
International Relations and Affairs
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physical Chemistry
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,776

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,355
students

Female
60%
1,419

Male
40%
936

15%

421
students

Female
70%
295

Male
30%
126

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,304
students

Female
61%
1,393

Male
39%
911

3%

51
students

Female
51%
26

Male
49%
25

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

98

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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