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COLLEGE PROFILE

Whittier College

Whittier, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$59,825
Tuition and Fees
$44,774
Room and Board
$12,902
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$1,349
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Final deadline June 30
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001342
Free

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants383 (90.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need355 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid355 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met60 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Award$36,933
Need-Based Gift
Received by 305 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,244
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 292 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,900
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 50 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift60 (14.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,516
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,319 (83.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,227 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,219 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met192 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met77%
Average Award$35,665
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,079 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,434
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,008 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,501
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 139 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift274 (17.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,431
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$31,826
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,374
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.28 3.52 553 570 24
Low 2.75 2.81 470 470 19
High 3.90 4.29 620 660 32
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