Whitman College

338 reviews
  1. Walla Walla, WA
  2. 4 Year
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
Whitman College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference
Address
345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Whitman College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
41%
SAT Range
1200-1430
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$33,788/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,480/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,368/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,472/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,061/ year
  • $110k+
    $36,395/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
44%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.27 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.27 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,467Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
12%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Hardworking but laid-back
    50%
  • Passionate yet unpretentious
    38%
  • Pretentious, hardworking, a little naive
    13%
  • Hardworking, knowledgeable, highly biased/naive
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
82%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.22 responses
Poll
93%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
Report
  • Northwest outdoor paradise
    100%
  • Friendly
    0%
  • Progressive outdoor utopia (utopia means nowhere)
    0%

After Whitman College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses

Reviews

338 reviews
  • Excellent
    90
  • Very Good
    157
  • Average
    79
  • Poor
    9
  • Terrible
    3
Walla walla may suck, but I'm never bored.
  • College Freshman
  • 11 days ago
Wonderful small town, beautiful campus, and a great bunch of students, faculty and staff.
  • College Freshman
  • 26 days ago
Whitman College is filled with hardworking, humble studnets
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago