General Information About Whitman College
Whitman College is committed to providing an excellent, well-rounded liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is an independent, nonsectarian, and residential college. Whitman offers an ideal setting for rigorous learning and scholarship and encourages creativity, character, and responsibility. Through the study of humanities, arts, and social and natural sciences, Whitman’s students develop capacities to analyze, interpret, criticize, communicate, and engage. A concentration on basic disciplines, in combination with a supportive residential life program that encourages personal and social development, is intended to foster intellectual vitality, confidence, leadership, and the flexibility to succeed in a changing technological, multicultural world.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 3,401 Percent Admitted 42% Men Admitted 43% Women Admitted 42% Full Time Retention Rate 93%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 620 720 Math 610 690 Writing 620 710
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 27 31
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,606 Native American 19.0 Asian 166.0 African American 30.0 Hispanic 92.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,528 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0