345 Boyer Avenue Walla Walla, WA 99362-2083 509-527-5176
http://www.whitman.edu admission@whitman.edu
About Whitman College
  • Year of Foundation 1883
  • Size of Campus 117 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,512
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 40%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $38,450
  • Room and Board $9,720
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,491
Since becoming a college in 1882, Whitman College has a history of graduating ethical, accomplished leaders. The tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually dynamic, diverse, active and supportive community. Students find a balance at Whitman between challenging academics and developing meaningful and enduring personal relationships through an involved campus community.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 34%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Shalom
  • Other on-campus organizations 11%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 26%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Association, Asian Culture Association, Club Latino, International Student & Friends Club, Amnesty International
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Interest block House party, Whitstock, Ren Faire, weekly music concerts, international dinner, Campus Activity Board semi-formal dance
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Pasco, WA. (45), Spokane, WA. (170)
  • Distance to nearest train Pasco, WA. (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pasco, WA. (45)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 11%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 44
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 64%
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,548
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,200
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 500
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,200
  • OS of Wifi Network Other
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums North West Museum, Sheehan Gallery, Stevens Gallery.
  • Number Of Microforms 260,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 374,131
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,126
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 67%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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