|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
|Dormitory capacity||857 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Whitman College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,749 applications and 1,915 students were granted admission. Whitman College is at the #49 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 56% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1200 to 1420|
|ACT||28 to 32|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Whitman College's tuition was $47,490 for all students regardless of residency (77.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Whitman College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,476 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Whitman College in 2016-2017, was 198, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,262 (which is 10.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Whitman College has enrolled a total of 1,493 students (1,453 students full-time and 40 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,493 students, 20 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Two or more races: 7%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Whitman College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||14|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||6%||10|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||5%||8|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||5%||8|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||6|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Whitman College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Whitman College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,200. Last year, out of the total 730 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 606 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 940 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 752 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|