Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA, USA
4.39 Average Rating

Located in Walla Walla, Washington, Whitman College is a liberal arts institution chartered in 1883. Today, the Whitman’s residential campus offers more than 35 departments and programs, houses its student body, and doubles as both an outdoor art museum and an arboretum. The college offers Signature Programs, which include text-based and off-campus studies such as the Outdoor Program and Semester in the West, as well as Honor Societies, Greek Life, and the 24/7 Penrose Library. Whitman College provides the Student Engagement Center to create plans for advanced study and “long-range occupational opportunities,” as well as Off-Campus Studies (OCS), or study abroad, with Semester Partner Programs, Faculty-led Courses, and summer options.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
34%
Out of State Students
59%
0
100
51%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1314
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,510
Total Number of Undergrads
1,510
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
82%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
87%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$36,433
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$51,764
Out-of-State Tuition
$51,764
0
100
93%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%
Average Aid Per Year
$41,281
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
101
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Seattle
Portland
San Francisco
Pasco
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
56%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.39 Average Rating
I would describe Whitman as my extended family. Everyone, from the professors to the students to the janitors, have been nothing but supportive since I have been here. I have met some of the most interesting and caring people here.
Daniel from Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College is located in Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College challenges you in every way possible: from academics to sports to the meaning of life. Whitman makes you question everything you know and on top of that expects the very best of you.
Maricela from Los Angeles, CA

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