Whittier College

Whittier, California

Overview

Address13406 E Philadelphia Street
School Websitewww.whittier.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Whittier College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Whittier, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,220 students applied to Whittier College. Of those students, 4,724 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Whittier College was $47,496, in addition to fees of $590. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Whittier College.

Whittier College has a 66% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Whittier College acceptance rate is 76%. To put this into perspective, 4,724 of the 6,220 students who applied to Whittier College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Whittier College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Whittier College had an SAT score between the range of 1,030 and 1,213. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Whittier College was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Whittier College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Whittier College, the tuition for in-state residents is $47,496. Combined with fees of $590, room and board costs of $13,742, other expenses of $1,000 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $48,086 in tuition.

Students at Whittier College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Whittier College was $5,333 last year. with 40% of students were awarded federal aid.

Whittier College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Whittier College.

Whittier College has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 78% of all students reside in undefined. However, 19% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Whittier College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Whittier College to thrive in your studies.

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