Whitman College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Whitman College
How hard is it to get into Whitman College and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,111 out of 4,081 applicants were admitted making Whitman College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Whitman College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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Whitman College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT48%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Whitman College?
Whitman College typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. 48 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>65%|
|1320 to 1430||Avg +||52%-65%|
|1210 to 1320||Avg -||39%-52%|
|1100 to 1210||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 1100||Low||<27%|
Whitman College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT51%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||28|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||30|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Whitman College?
Admission data indicates that Whitman College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 28 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 12 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Whitman College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>65%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||52%-65%|
|28 to 30||Avg -||39%-52%|
|26 to 28||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 26||Low||<27%|
Avg. High School GPA3.74
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Whitman College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Whitman College was 3.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Whitman College accepts 52% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||4%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
61% of Whitman College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||61%|
|Top 25% of class||84%|
|Top 50% of class||97%|
|Bottom 50% of class||3%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||19%||18%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Whitman College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237057 IPEDS survey data for Whitman College.