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Whitworth University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$52,572 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,600 tuition
$11,170 on campus room & board
$840 books and supplies
$962 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)

$52,572 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,600 tuition
$11,170 on campus room & board
$840 books and supplies
$962 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$22,788 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,900 avg)
16% get state aid ($9,109 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($22,788 avg)
84% get loans ($6,026 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.83% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.83% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $24,280 98%
Federal Grant Aid $4,900 27%
Pell Grants $4,440 26%
Other Federal Grants $591 26%
Institution Grant Aid $22,788 98%
State Grant Aid $9,109 16%
Student Loans $6,026 84%
Federal Loans $6,206 84%
Other Loans - -

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$14,000 Y Y N N
$22,000 Y Y N N
$20,000 Y Y N N
$18,000 Y Y N N
$16,000 Y Y N N
$12,000 - $18,000 N Y Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: Dec. 1 is early awarding deadline; March 1 is priority deadline
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: Beginning on Dec. 15 for students who have submitted FAFSAs
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Whitworth University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251
(509) 777-1000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rylee from Spokane, WA
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Whitworth is expensive - there's no doubt about it. They offer nice academic scholarships though, but honestly, Whitworth is so special that it makes the price tag worth it. The people here create a truly unique, loving, accepting, kind community, and the rigor makes Whitworth a great choice academically. We have tons of intramurals, clubs, and opportunities to serve the community, and there is always something going on, whether it's games in the dorms, movies at the rec center, or cookies at the President's house. I would not want to complete my undergraduate degree anywhere else.

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  • 3
  • Whitworth Student
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Great education, but definitely a spendy school. But, it is small and that is very nice to be able to get help and have personal connections.

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  • 4
  • Katrina
  • May-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Although it's very expensive, the education, memories, and growth in faith you receive is well worth the price.

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  • 5
  • Joshua from Mission, TX
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a past student here

    It is expensive to attend, HOWEVER, Whitworth has consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the country to offer financial aid to its students. The average financial aid package is close to $25,000 with many students receiving free tuition.

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  • 4
  • Grace from Port Angeles, WA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a past student here

    The school is expensive but Whitworth does a great job at awarding scholarships and really helping out those who cannot afford it on their own. One of my closest friends actually received a full ride based on merit. Another friend had it almost entirely paid for because she came from a low-income family. I was incredibly blessed to have a generous family who helped me but with that, I also got almost half of my schooling paid for by the University just for my grades and achievements. They want you to be at Whitworth and I think for most people, it is possible to make it happen. Ultimately too, you cannot put a price on the quality of education you get there because it's about so much more that just head knowledge. You come out changed for the good and empowered to impact the world.

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