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Whittier College Scholarships

13406 E Philadelphia Street Tuition In/Out-State: $38,280 / $38,280 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,288
Whittier , CA 90601 Books and Supplies: $1,110 Applicants Admitted: 72%
(562) 907-4205 On-campus Room and Board: $10,948 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 97%
http://WWW.whittier.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $50 Receiving Institutional Aid: 94% , $19,352 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Whittier College General Information

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    Address 13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601
    Phone Number (562) 907-4205
    Web Address http://WWW.whittier.edu
    Mission Statement -
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - professional practice
    Calendar Four-one-four plan
    Setting Large suburb
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Whittier College Size

    Total enrollment 2,288
    Enrolled full time 2,036
    Enrolled part time 252

    Whittier College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 981
    Women enrolled full time 1,055
    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 23%
  • Whittier College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $50
    Applied 2,990
    Admitted 2,138
    Enrolled 427
    Admitted % 72%

    Whittier College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Whittier College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 79%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 480
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 480
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 590
    Students submitting ACT 37%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 20
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 26
  • Whittier College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $38,280
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $38,280
    Books and Supplies $1,110
    On-campus room and board $10,948
    Off-campus room and board $9,664

    Whittier College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 97%
    Receiving Federal Grants 34% , $5,586 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 94% , $19,352 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 74% , $8,775 on average
  • Whittier College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry 1 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26 0 0
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Business Administration and Management, General 66 0 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Education, General 0 42 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 1 0 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 25 0 0
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Child Development 12 0 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chinese Language and Literature 3 0 0
    French Language and Literature 12 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 12 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 11 0 0
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence 0 5 0
    Law 0 0 174
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 5 0 0
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    International/Global Studies 4 0 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Environmental Science 3 0 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 40 0 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 6 0 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 4 0 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 3 0 0
    Physics, General 5 0 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 37 0 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Social Work 10 0 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 6 0 0
    Economics, General 15 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 29 0 0
    Social Sciences, General 29 0 0
    Sociology 5 0 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art/Art Studies, General 13 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 14 0 0
    Music, General 2 0 0
  • Whittier College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline February 1
    Fall application deadline -
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due -
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by December 30
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline June 30
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by June 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline December 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 30

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline April 15
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline February 1
    Transfer application closing date -
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    Whittier CollegeNames and Abbreviations

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    Whittier College Sports

John Greenleaf Whittier Academic Merit Scholarship

Scholarship Description
Each fall, Whittier hosts a special, invitation-only Honors Weekend for outstanding high school seniors. During the intensive three-day program, students compete for the prestigious John Greenleaf Whittier Academic Merit Scholarship awards, valued up to full tuition. To qualify for the competition, the entering student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and SAT 1 scores of 1200 or above (or ACT scores of 27 or above). To enter, submit a completed application for admission and supporting documents to Whittier College's Office of Admission.
Amount
$10,000 - $36,632
Number of Awards
-
Renewable
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Renewal Criteria
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Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
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GPA
3.5
SAT
1200
ACT
27
Class Standing
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State
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Other
Qualifying competitors will be notified by the Office of Financial Aid in the weeks prior to the Honors Weekend event.
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