How much does Whittier College cost?

Whittier College Cost of Attendance
In-state $46,310
Out-of-state $46,310
On-Campus Room and Board $13,310
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,296
Average Annual Cost $26,764
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $18,809
$30,000-$48,000 $23,372
$48,000-$75,000 $24,229
$75,000-$110,000 $27,491
Over $110,000 $31,230

Whittier College Financial Aid and Debt

69%

Students paying down their debt

$25,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$264

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $28,484
Federal Grants 37% $5,180
Pell grants 37% $4,546
Other federal grants 7% $2,893
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 35% $8,174
Institutional grants or scholarships 96% $23,900
Student loan aid 72% $9,140
Federal student loans 71% $7,327
Other student loans 9% $20,279

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 277 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 142 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 172 Up to $10,000
Play a sport 148 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 281 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 171 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 278 Up to $2,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 206 Up to $2,000

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Whittier College Admissions

What is Whittier College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 72% of applicants
SAT Reading 510-620
SAT Math 500-600
SAT Writing 450-560
ACT Submissions 40% of applicants
Composite Score 21-27

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Whittier College Campus Life

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

331

Forbes Ranking

62%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

69%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1681
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
57%
Men
43%

Student Diversity

67%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
49.85%
White
26.95%
Unknown
10.65%
Asian
6.72%
Black or African American
5.00%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.48%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.36%

Whittier College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

62%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$43,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Whittier College

Whittier College is a four-year, residential college of the liberal arts and sciences, serving about 1,700 undergraduates and more than 15,000 College alumni. Located in Southern California, Whittier offers more than 30 majors in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, and is widely known for its highly diverse student population (44%) and federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Address

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
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