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Whitworth University
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  • 4 Year
  • SPOKANE, WA

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Whitworth is hosting in-person, safe and informative campus visit programs! Visiting campus is the best way to see what Whitworth is all about. Meet our fun, welcoming community and make connections right away. Sit in on a class. Dine and chat with student residents. Experience campus worship. Visiting in the winter? Find out why students refer to campus as "Narnia." Learn More

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

About

300 W HAWTHORNE RD
SPOKANE, WA 99251
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference
From Whitworth University

Becoming a Whitworth Pirate means joining a family. At Whitworth, you will find a caring Christian community ready to support you and mentor you, no matter your faith background. A place where you belong, and where you matter. A community set apart by the relationships we share, bound together through our mutual commitment to ask tough questions, engage diverse perspectives and search fearlessly for answers wherever they may be found. This is where the best learning happens. Through these connections and experiences, our graduates are equipped to become who they are meant to be, in their careers and in their communities, and throughout their lives.

It's application season! Apply for FREE at www.whitworth.edu/applynow. Test scores, recommendations and essays are optional. We'll get back to you with an admissions decision within 3 weeks after you complete your application file.

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Whitworth University 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
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
91%
SAT Range
1050-1270
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,785 / 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
$34,668 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 57 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 76 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 76 responses

Majors

Find Your Future

Choose from 100+ majors and programs, including biology, psychology, health science, business, computer science, music and more (or design your own major!). You'll build great connections with your professors (11:1 student-to-faculty ratio), get hands-on experience (80% of students complete credit-bearing research, internship, etc.) and explore the world (nearly 50% of grads study abroad)!

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    87%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,307 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
61
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Kind
    31%
  • Personable, kind, mature
    27%
  • Personable
    16%
  • Christian
    8%
  • Amiable
    6%
  • everyone is different
    4%
  • Hipster
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 69 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Education of Mind and Heart
    67%
  • Close-Knit
    10%
  • Friendly
    8%
  • Passionate
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Passionate...?
    2%
  • Strict
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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