Whitworth University

Spokane, WA

Whitworth University

Spokane, WA

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Christian Life Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$48,990

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,563
Declined 352
Total Received 3,915
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Private

2,458

undergraduate students

549

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Whitworth University, founded in 1890, is a church-affiliated institution. Its 200-acre campus is located seven miles from the center of Spokane.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,007
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

Social Networks

Visiting campus is the best way to see what Whitworth is all about. Meet our fun, welcoming community and make connections right away. Take in the view from a hammock in The Loop. Jump into a game of Ultimate Frisbee. Sit in on a class. Dine and chat with student residents. Experience campus worship. Visiting in the winter? Find out why students refer to campus as "Narnia." We can't wait for you to experience life at Whitworth. Go to Whitworth.edu/visit and choose the visit that's right for you! Whitworth has 200 acres of stately pines, wide-open green spaces and first-rate facilities—right in the middle of one of the most scenic regions in the US. The Spokane area offers a thriving community life and abundant outdoor activities.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Whitworth University
300 West Hawthorne
Spokane, WA
99251

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
520
75th
630
25th
530
75th
29
25th
20
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,563
Declined 352
Total Received 3,915

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 533-4668
F: 509 777-4601
finaid@whitworth.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cornhole, dance (ballroom/swing), dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey,kickball, roundnet, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/outdoor), wiffleball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Air Force JROTC/ROTC.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Army JROTC/ROTC.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Communication, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Montessori Teacher Education.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports Studies.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,007

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

2,458
students

Female
59%
1,448

Male
41%
1,010

18%

549
students

Female
70%
383

Male
30%
166

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,396
students

Female
59%
1,406

Male
41%
990

3%

62
students

Female
68%
42

Male
32%
20

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented India
Mongolia
Nepal
Nigeria
Pakistan
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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