Whitman College

country rank  1508
world rank  5339

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, Whitman College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Walla Walla (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Washington. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Whitman College is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Whitman College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 160 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1859
Motto Per ardua surgo
Through adversities I rise
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla (population range: 10,000-49,999)
99362 Washington
United States
T +1 (509) 527 5176
F +1 (509) 527 4967

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 515 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla 99362-2046
+1 (509) 527 5176
877 462 9448

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Whitman College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020