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Whitman College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,555 Students

52% Admitted

  • 1,510 full time
  • 26 part time
  • 643 men full time
  • 886 women full time
  • 3,086 applied
  • 1,654 admitted
  • 399 enrolled

1,510 Undergraduates

$47,490 Tuition/Year

  • 20 Non-Degree
  • $47,490 in state
  • $372 fees
  • $13,118 room & board
  • $1,400 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Missionaries
School Colors: Navy and maize
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Natalia from Camas, WA
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  • I would highly recommend Whitman College because of the relations and connections you get to establish. I rate this school from a 10 scale a 9.5 and I take the…

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  • Daniel from Walla Walla, WA
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  • I would describe Whitman as my extended family. Everyone, from the professors to the students to the janitors, have been nothing but supportive since I have been here. I have…

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  • Maricela from Los Angeles, CA
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  • Whitman College is located in Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College challenges you in every way possible: from academics to sports to the meaning of life. Whitman makes you question everything…

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  • Bellevue, WA
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  • Whitman is a great place if you consider yourself to be unique and intellectual, as well as having interests in many academic fields. From the moment you arrive, you are…

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  • Rebecca from Seattle, WA
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  • Students simply love to be here. The passion for what they're doing inside and out of the classroom is contagious. It is a truly unique feeling on campus.…

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Mission Statement

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.

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.

Whitman College
  • Located in Walla Walla, WA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,555 students enrolled
  • 52% admitted
  • $47,490 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Alaska
  • I am a current student here

    My freshman year at Whitman was the best year of my life. The people are open-minded, friendly, and stimulating, and I've been counting down the days until I can go back. The school has high expectations of your performance, but it also allows you more personal freedom than many other schools (read: lenient alcohol policies/very chill staff).

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  • 5
  • Diana from Walla Walla, WA
  • I am a current student here

    Whitman is the only school that I've actually been excited to return to. I miss my friends and learning from extraordinary professors. Everyday I see Facebook posts from my Whitman friends saying how much they miss school and how badly they want to go back.

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  • 5
  • Allison from Olympia, WA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I visited Whitman in April. The campus was amazing. Definitely sign up for the tour and the meeting with the admissions advisor. They really helped guide me in the college making process.

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  • 5
  • Geneva
  • I am a current student here

    I love Whitman. The college constantly has amazing events going on, there's never really a dull moment on campus. From theater productions to quidditch matches to lectures to random craft projects something is always happening.

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  • 5
  • Keiler from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    Life is beautiful out here. The people are amazing, friendly individuals who genuinely seem to care about those around them. The college does a good job of putting on enough events that there is something to do no matter what your interest is. At times it can feel a bit claustrophobic and limiting when you realize you haven't left a two mile radius bubble, but it sure is a nice bubble to be stuck in.

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