How hard is it to get into Whitman College and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,687 out of 4,964 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 14 percent. Whitman College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Whitman College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 37% of students submitted SAT scores and 54% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1230|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Whitman College?
Whitman College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 20 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 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 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1330 to 1430||Avg +||54%-67%|
|1230 to 1330||Avg -||41%-54%|
|1130 to 1230||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 1130||Low||<29%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||30|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||29|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||31|
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 29 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 9 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 27 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 31 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Whitman College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>67%|
|31 to 33||Avg +||54%-67%|
|29 to 31||Avg -||41%-54%|
|27 to 29||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 27||Low||<29%|
What GPA do you need to get into Whitman College?
Applicants require 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 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 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 54% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||47.0%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||20.0%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||7.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||2.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
83% of Whitman College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||49%|
|Top 25% of class||83%|
|Top 50% of class||99%|
|Lower 50% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||11%||11%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Whitman College is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Whitman College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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.
37% of students submit their SAT scores to Whitman College. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
54% of those who apply are granted admission to Whitman College. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1230 and 1430. 37% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 29 and 33. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.