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Whittier College

Whittier, CA

Whittier, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 95-acre campus is located in Whittier, 18 miles east of Los Angeles.

Web Sitewww.whittier.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,650
   Women925 (56.1%)
   Men725 (43.9%)
Graduate Students539

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate63% of 5,192 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.51
SAT Math527 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading524 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing518 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$59,825
Tuition and Fees
$44,774
Room and Board
$12,902
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Freshman Award$35,803
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates
$33,323

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
116
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Whittier Population86,177
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 70% of freshmen, 50% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotJohny Poet
Sororities14% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.5% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
45.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
32.4% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students3.5% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
60.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.49 3.68 680 650 28
Low 2.70 2.80 570 640 24
High 3.95 4.30 790 660 32
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