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Whittier College

Whittier, CA
University Website: WWW.whittier.edu
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Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California, United States. As of January 2009, the college has approximately 1,540 enrolled (undergraduate and graduate) students.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $36,632.00 avg tuition

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 907-4205

Apply online Admissions:
www.whittier.edu/AdmissionAndAid/
Financial Aid:
www.whittier.edu/AdmissionAndAid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Whittier College

Statistics:
Applied 2,994
Admitted 2,140 71%
Enrolled total 427
Full Time: 426
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 480 580
SAT Math 480 590
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 480 570
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 55%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Whittier College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $36,632.00 $36,632.00 $36,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,540.00 $1,540.00 $1,540.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,180.00 $9,180.00 $9,180.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $510.00 $510.00 $510.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,428.00 $10,190.00 $4,140.00
Other Expenses $3,488.00 $3,996.00 $4,140.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $70.00
Books and Supplies $1,638.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 93%
Avg amount of grant aid $23,327.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 68%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,638.00

Whittier College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Development X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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