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Whitman College
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  • 4 Year
  • WALLA WALLA, WA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

345 BOYER AVE
WALLA WALLA, WA 99362
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference
From Whitman College

A Place Like No Other

Rigorous and rewarding study. Welcoming and supportive community. Beautiful, vibrant campus and setting. Whitman College—where you can grow, think, explore, thrive and change the world for the better.

As a small residential liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington, Whitman is rooted in the traditional liberal arts values like critical thought and academic rigor. At our foundation is also a belief in the value of community and power of relationships. Our graduates are scholars, but also explorers, advocates and scientists. They climb mountains, travel to far-off corners and give voice to others. They care about community and aim to become citizens of the world.

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Whitman College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
1270-1440
ACT Range
29-33
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$35,627 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,781 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 37 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,524 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
35
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Hardworking but laid-back
    54%
  • Passionate yet unpretentious
    18%
  • Pretentious, hardworking, a little naive
    11%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • hardworking and naïve
    4%
  • Hardworking, knowledgeable, highly biased/naive
    4%
  • Not hardworking
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
71%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 42 responses
Poll
83%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    46%
  • Northwest outdoor paradise
    23%
  • Overrated
    8%
  • Underrated
    8%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Pretentious
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
89%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

Whitman College Reviews

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