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Whitman College
Whitman College 345 Boyer Ave Walla Walla, WA 99362 Phone: (509) 527-5111
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • 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
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • 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
    Asian 166
    African American 30
    Hispanic 92
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,528
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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