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WHITTIER COLLEGE INFORMATION


Whittier College is located in Whittier, California and is a private college. Whittier College is a four year college and offers Bachelor's Degrees, Master's Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, and a number of different programs and courses.

Whittier College is in a relatively urban area (in or near a city), which may be something you prefer if you like a city lifestyle as a student.

Whittier College does not have a rolling admission policy, and you will want to make sure that you get your application in before February 1.

Whittier College is relatively smaller in size with an enrollment of only 1,325 students.

Whittier College accepts about 88% of its applicants on average, and 69% of the students receive some sort of financial aid for college at Whittier College.

If you are looking for more information on financial aid at Whittier College, you can may want to contact Vernon D. Bridges, who is the Director of Student Financing at Whittier College. You may also qualify for free grants for college in California to attend Whittier College.

You may also need to take one or more of the following tests to qualify for admission at Whittier College:

  • ACT
  • SAT

Whittier College offers the following extracurricular activities to its students:

  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Music Ensembles
  • Music Theater
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Sports
  • Yearbook

On a 4.0 scale, the average high school gpa for students that are entering Whittier College is 3.1.

You may want to brush up on your ACT preparation as well, because the average ACT score for students that are entering Whittier College is 23.

Don't forget to study for the SAT, because the average SAT score for students that are entering Whittier College is 1083.

Do a lot of students come from out of state to attend Whittier College? Well, about 31% of the student body at Whittier College comes from outside the state of California.

Are you thinking of joining a fraternity or a sorority while you are attending Whittier College? You're not alone - about 14% of the students at Whittier College join a fraternity or sorority.

Do a lot of the students at Whittier College live on campus? Well, about 80% live on campus, while 20% live off campus and commute to school every day.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT WHITTIER COLLEGE

Whittier College Address:


13406 E. Philadelphia Street
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, California 90608-4413
Phone: 562-907-4700
Fax: 562-907-4870
Web Site: http://www.whittier.edu

Whittier College admission closing date:


February 1

Does Whittier College offer Associate's degrees?


No

Does Whittier College offer Bachelor's degrees?


Yes

Does Whittier College offer Master's degrees?


Yes

Does Whittier College offer Doctoral degrees?


Yes

Whittier College graduation rate:


53%

Whittier College retention rate:


73%

Whittier College average high school GPA:


3.1

Whittier College average ACT score:


23

Whittier College average SAT score:


1083

Whittier College tuition cost (estimate):


$27,906



Financial Aid is available only to those who qualify.

Whittier College room & board cost (estimate):


$8,252

Is Whittier College a private college?


Yes

Is Whittier College a coed college?


Yes

Whittier College school calendar:


Semester

Is Whittier College a 2 year or 4 year college?


4 Years
Please Note: Length of programs pertain to finishing programs in normal time.

Whittier College enrollment:


1,325 Students

Percentage of applicants accepted to Whittier College


88%

Percentage of students at Whittier College receiving financial aid:


69%

Percentage of African American students:


4.5%

Percentage of Native American students:


1.8%

Percentage of Asian students:


8.1%

Percentage of Hispanic students:


26%

Percentage of Caucasian students:


47.3%

Percentage of students living on campus:


80%

Percentage of students living off campus:


20%



Other Activities Nearby:


Golf Courses in Whittier


Data provided by Data-lists.com Universities and Colleges Database. Data last updated on 2007-10-17.

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