Whitman College: Review & Facts

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Whitman College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,540 students enrolled. This college was established in 1859 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Walla Walla, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
At Whitman College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Whitman College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Psychology, and Chemistry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
94%
The rate of student retention at Whitman College is very high at 94% (well above Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Whitman College is very good - 89%.

Student to faculty ratio at Whitman College is good, 9:1. Find out more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,200
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - around $41,800 a year. The additional fees at Whitman College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $400; this comes to a total of $42,200 a year.

Read the details about Whitman College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
49%
According to recent data, 2,854 applications were submitted and 1,388 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Whitman College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Whitman College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Whitman College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D
Whitman College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $4,900 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Whitman College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Whitman College Location and Maps



Post Address: Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362, USA
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