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COLLEGE PROFILE

Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Lewis & Clark College, University of Washington, Reed College, Willamette University, Brown University, Pomona College

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  3
Foreign Language  2
Social Studies  2
History  2
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequired for someJanuary 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address345 Boyer Avenue
City, State, ZipWalla Walla, WA  99362-2083
Phone(509) 527-5176
Fax(509) 527-4967
E-mailadmission@whitman.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Application Fee$50
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 15, January 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 20, February 1
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate51% of 3,749 applicants were admitted
   Women51% of 2,248 applicants were admitted
   Men52% of 1,501 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled405 (21%) of 1,915 admitted students enrolled
   Women221 (19%) of 1,137 admitted students enrolled
   Men184 (24%) of 778 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate81% of 149 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 922
Students Accepting Wait List Position 371
Students Admitted From Wait List 3
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.69
3.75 and Above55%
3.50 - 3.7427%
3.25 - 3.4911%
3.00 - 3.246%
2.50 - 2.991%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math650 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
28%
Score of 600 - 700
49%
Score of 500 - 600
21%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading650 average
600-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
30%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
21%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing650 average
600-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
22%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
20%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
56%
Score of 24 - 29
40%
Score of 18 - 23
4%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 54%
Top quarter: 88%
Top half: 98%
Bottom half: 2%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
Valedictorian6%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government Officer20%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.70 4.00 606 668 29
Low 3.00 3.00 480 510 19
High 4.00 4.60 700 750 33
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