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Whittier College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Whittier, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
$49,314
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,360
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline June 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001342
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
440 (89.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
399 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
399 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
57 (14.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$40,382
Need-Based Gift
Received by 352 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,842
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 334 (83.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,292
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 47 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
87 (17.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $26,255

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,452 (83.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,333 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,326 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
201 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$39,393
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,188 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,228
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,091 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,741
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 138 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
374 (21.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,987

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,328
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,689
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
76
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
105
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
17
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,383

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