Whitman College, founded in 1859, is a private, selective, liberal arts college known for academic rigor in a collaborative environment. Through its general studies program, students learn how to reason, read critically, write effectively, understand humanity's cultural and historical roots, fashion standards for judgment of basic values, and lead others. Its 55-acre campus is located in Walla Walla, southwest of Spokane.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
1,364
Undergraduates
564
Men - 41.3%
801
Women - 58.7%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 4,964 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.7
SAT Math
663 average
610-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
663 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
$55,968
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Freshman Award
$49,096
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$7,197
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
176
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
21%
10-19
46%
20-29
23%
30-39
8%
40-49
2%
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Walla Walla Population
31,825
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Missionaries
Sororities
16% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
7.8%
Black/African-American
2.8%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
7.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.5%
White
66.1%
Unknown
5%
International Students
10.1% from 54 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
79.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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