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We are planning to begin fall semester as scheduled. If necessary, we will temporarily adjust operations to ensure the health and well-being of our community. Whether online or in person, Whitworth will offer a highly relational, student-centered, mind-and-heart education. We will provide regular updates to prospective students and families. Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
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+

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Whitworth is a highly rated private, Christian university located in Country Homes, Washington in the Spokane Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,304 undergraduate students. The Whitworth acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Natural Sciences, Psychology, and Elementary Education. Graduating 75% of students, Whitworth alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,000.

About

300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference

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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.

Whitworth Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1050-1290
ACT Range
21-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,249 / 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
$32,340 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
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. 72 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

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
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,304 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
66
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Kind
    33%
  • Personable, kind, mature
    29%
  • Personable
    16%
  • Amiable
    7%
  • Christian
    7%
  • Hipster
    4%
  • everyone is different
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 65 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 79 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Education of Mind and Heart
    70%
  • Close-Knit
    9%
  • Friendly
    9%
  • Passionate
    5%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Passionate...?
    2%
  • Strict
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
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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