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Can I get into Whittier College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,001 out of 4,850 applicants or 62% were admitted making Whittier College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Whittier College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||14%||13%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Whittier College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1150 to 1250||Avg +||64%-75%|
|1050 to 1150||Avg -||51%-64%|
|950 to 1050||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 950||Low||<38%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Whittier College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Whittier College was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Whittier College accepts 62% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||24%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||14%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Whittier College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=125763 IPEDS survey data for Whittier College.