Whitman College Photo #3 - Delve into our astronomy program and make use of our own on-campus, planetarium.
Whitman College Photo #4 - Mentoring opportunities are a large component of the service opportunities at Whitman, whether you're passionate about working with five-year-olds or high school students.
Whitman College Photo #8 - Experiential learning will undoubtedly be incorporated into your Whitman experience; here, a geology class makes excellent use of a nearby Northwest landscape.
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. "Whitties" are known to be engaged, upretentious and friendly.
|County||Walla Walla County, WA|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Institution Level||4 or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|226 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,470 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,430 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||40 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||3%||1%|
|% Two or more races||7%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||610-730||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||610-700||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||620-720||440-570|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||29-32||20-25|
- Forty-two departmental majors lead to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Whitman offers combined 3-2 engineering and computer science programs with Caltech, Columbia, University of Washington, Washington University in St. Louis, and Duke; 3-2 oceanography and biology or geology with the University of Washington; 3-2 forestry and environmental management programs with Duke.
- 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.
- The college is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and the American Chemical Society.
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