5 Essential Whitman College Facts - 2021

5 Essential Whitman College Facts

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Whitman College-Private

Walla Walla, Washington
1,579 (all undergraduates)
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Offers full-ride scholarshps

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2019-20 Accepted: 55%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 81%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 87%
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What you need to know on how to pay for college at Whitman College

1. COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

Scholarships
2019-20 Total Expenses: $69,532
Average Net Price 18-19: $41,822
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 4%
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2. 75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT EBRW: 710
SAT Math: 740
ACT: 33
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3. Whitman College Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 17%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 29%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 92%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 78%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $13,350
(compare to other college’s Common Data Set)

Class Schedule: No
Shows Class Capacity:  No
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4. Athletics

NCAA D3, Northwest Conference

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5. Reasons to consider Whitman College:

Sophomore Summit
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program
Pathways Leadership Program
Semester in the West
Outdoor Program
Whitman in China
Encounters
Global Studies Initiative
Wallula Gap Biological Station

Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Whitman College in Washington encourages freshman to participate in at least on Outdoor Program for free through the Bob Carson Outdoor Program Fund. The Outdoor Programs also provides hands-on experience by hiring students for a variety of positions. The college emphasized Global Studies through out the curriculum and sponsors an annual Global Studies Symposium. The Semester in the West allows students to earn a full semester of credit including courses in politics, biology, writing, and interdisciplinary studies. Students can apply for Whitman Internship Grants to develop their own internships. The Whitman Community Fellow Program is a year-long program that allows students to work with local organizations to deal with community problems and gain leadership experience.

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