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Whitworth University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,989 students

48% admitted

  • 2,388 full time
  • 601 part time
  • 1,023 men full time
  • 1,365 women full time
  • 7,040 applied
  • 3,356 admitted
  • 523 enrolled

2,666 Undergraduates

$35,320 tuition/year

  • 287 Graduates
  • 36 Non-Degree
  • $35,320 in state
  • $692 fees
  • $9,814 room & board
  • $687 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Joshua from Mission, TX
  • 0
  • This university contains some of the most intellectually sound, yet compassionate professors anywhere in the world. Not only do almost all of them hold doctoral degrees from outstanding universities (University…

  • Mar-30-2014 Read More
  • Anya from Medford, OR
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  • Whitworth University is wholeheartedly committed to its motto of providing an education of the mind and heart. The professors are devoted to encouraging their students to reach their fullest potential…

  • Jan-08-2012 Read More
  • Hailey from Greenacres, WA
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  • whitworth university promotes a sense of community that is incomparable to any other i've seen or heard of. the student body is driven and diverse. and the faculty genuinely cares…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • Katelyn from Union, OR
  • 0
  • whitworth is a great christian university that doesn't compromise its christ mission, while still having a vibrant, diverse community and high academics. the many opportunities for community, service, faith, and…

  • Feb-03-2012 Read More
  • Alina from Spokane, WA
  • 0
  • whitworth is the perfect school for anyone looking for a well-balanced education based on more than just your brain; we learn to strengthen our brains, spirits, and hearts. at…

  • Feb-24-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Whitworth University is a private, residential, liberal arts institution, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Whitworth's mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.

Whitworth University
  • Located in Spokane, WA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,989 students enrolled
  • 48% admitted
  • $35,320 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Emily from Woodinville, WA
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Everyday I walk around campus completely thankful and amazed that I have the opportunity to be part of the Whitworth community. It truly is a close community that is vastly different than any large state university. When you meet someone new, you don't have to worry about never seeing them again. People are so friendly, it's really refreshing! Also, the weather is magnificent because Spokane has four wonderfully distinct seasons, only 17 inches of annual rainfall, and 260 clear days of sunshine. Another bonus is that the dining hall is expanding and will be brand new in fall 2012, three dorms have been built in the past 10 years, and a new dorm will be construted soon. I live in the newest dorm and it is like a hotel that is nicer than my room at home! Heck, I even get to take skiing/snowboarding for a PE credit! The brand new science building is also INCREDIBLE.

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  • 5
  • Taylor from Rathdrum, ID
  • Oct-12-2011 I am a current student here

    The overall Whitworth community is just fantastic! There is always something going on that you may never be bored! Everyone is so nice and friendly too. It's a fantastic school.

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  • 3
  • Ryan from Kettle Falls, WA
  • Aug-02-2011 I am a current student here

    The campus is great and the dorms are in good shape. The school does not cater well to people who's views are different than those of the school.

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  • 5
  • Aaron from Tacoma, WA
  • Jul-27-2011 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love the campus, and campus life. Every night in your dorm there are group activities called Prime Times and it is a great way to relax and chill for a couple hours with members of your dorm. There are also great school wide activities from intramural sports and we have great athletics, (We've captured the McIlroy-Lewis Trophy for the best combined standings across all sports for the fourth time in six years.) All around we have immensely fun dances and great opportunities to meet other people from around the campus

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  • 5
  • Ace from Deer Park, WA
  • Jun-16-2011 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful, the people are very nice, and the food is pretty good as well. It is very common for professors and students to develop personal relationships and very easy to get involved with clubs and other activities on campus.

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