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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
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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 2,257 undergraduate students. The Whitworth acceptance rate is 89%. Popular majors include Natural Sciences, Psychology, and Elementary Education. Graduating 73% of students, Whitworth alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,600.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference
Address
300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251
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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

Acceptance Rate
89%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1000-1260
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$27,826/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,122/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,664/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,906/ year
  • $76-110k
    $29,831/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,382/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.57 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.63 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.63 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,257Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
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  • Kind
    35%
  • Personable, kind, mature
    24%
  • Personable
    19%
  • Amiable
    8%
  • Christian
    5%
  • Hipster
    5%
  • Racist
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life.56 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Education of Mind and Heart
    71%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Close-Knit
    9%
  • Passionate
    6%
  • Passionate...?
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
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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I had my experience with Whitworth University by going to a college visit at Whitworth. I was very intrigued and happy with my visit of Whitworth University. I felt that Whitworth was the right place for me to go to college, so I applied and got accepted. I am so happy that I will be taking my next step and attending Whitworth University!
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I have really enjoyed my experience at Whitworth so far! As a freshman, Whitworth was really great with helping me adapt to the big changes that come with college. Specifically at Whitworth, I have really enjoyed the traditiation for freshmen and all the events that it contained. I really enjoyed the events on campus during weekends. I wish the price could be cheaper so that it was easier to enjoy such a great education at Whitworth. I have met great friends who would probably answer the same as me. Another improvement I think Whitworth could make is making sure that students are able to understand how to get a job once they have finished college. This might be an improvement with the advisers but I think students need help with stress and knowing we can find stable careers out of college that correspond with our majors.
I love the small college atmosphere. I love having those close knit relationships in a smaller college. Their food is excellent. The campus looks amazing. The class sizes are small, so I get more 1-1 time with my professors. They have a thing called primetime, so in every dorm, everyone living in the dorm gets together and does something fun, every week. Every time I've been on campus, I've just had a great experience.