Student Population
National Rank
Whittier College overview
Location Whittier, California
Online whittier.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Whittier College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Whittier, California, Whittier College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,773 prospective students applied, and 4,277 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 520 enrolled in the school.  1,820 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 167 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $45,720 plus fees of $590. Whittier College is ranked 455 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1090/1290
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Whittier College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$590
Room and Board $13,310
Budget for Other Expenses$989
Total One Year Cost$61,409


Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
55% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Whittier College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 22%
Business 17%
Psychology 8%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Biology 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=125763 IPEDS survey data for Whittier College.