300 W. Hawthorne Spokane, WA 99251 509-777-4786
http://www.whitworth.edu admissions@whitworth.edu
About Whitworth College
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus 200 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,179
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61% 39% 37%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,850
  • Room and Board $7,030
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 2,233
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission of providing "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students and offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In recent years, Whitworth has enjoyed record levels of student enrollment and retention, the strongest financial position in the university's history, and increased external visibility.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Hawaian Club Luau, the International Club banquet, Varsity Basketball and Volleyball games, Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Symphony concerts
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Laureate Society
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Whitworth Catholic Fellowship, Whitworth Missions Fellowship, Jubilation, En Christo
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Central America Club, Le Cercle Francais, Club de Espanol, Hawaiian Club, Global Nomads, International Club, Amnesty International, Circle K International Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Distance to nearest train Spokane (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Spokane (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Spokane (10), Seattle (280)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 4%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 25%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 30
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), women's dorms (6%), men's dorms (7%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options (7%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 3%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Archives
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 750
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,478
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Licensed electronic databases, 103; full-text electronic serials, 25,535; archives, 615 lin. ft.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 48
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 6
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 2,947
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 7
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 178,043
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,256
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 66,917
  • 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)
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 71%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boeing, Microsoft, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Mead School District, Spokane School District, Central Valley School District, Avista Utilities, American Express, Eli Lilly, Social Security Administration, Intel
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 77%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Gonzaga University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 51%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City