Situated within the rich and complex landscape and history of the Walla Walla Valley, Whitman College provides a rigorous liberal arts education of the highest quality to passionate and engaged students from diverse backgrounds.

Whitman students develop their intellectual and creative capacities in a supportive scholarly community that prioritizes student learning within and beyond our classrooms. We help each student translate their deep local, regional, and global experiences into ethical and meaningful lives of purpose.

Basic details

  • Region: West
  • Location: Walla Walla, Washington
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 50.40%
  • Average ACT range: 31
  • Average SAT range: 1360
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Dance, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Film/Cinema Studies, Geography, History, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
    Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Need-based financial aid; Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $72,504


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's Baseball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Swimming and Diving, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball

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