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Whittier College

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Rating

Private

Type

1,974

Students

$48,924

Tuition

57%

Acceptance

#217

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Whittier, CA

13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601

Rankings

Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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Cost

$49,514/Year
Above Average

Whittier College

$49,514

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$65,668/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,121/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

57%Acceptance
Average

Whittier College

57%

National

69%
Sat

1038 - 1220

79% of students submit

Admissions Yield

12%

ACT

0 - 0

29% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$50

Students

1,766Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

508

Part-Time

4
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
17% Business Administration and Management, General9% Kinesiology and Exercise Science8% Psychology, General66% Others

17% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Kinesiology and Exercise Science

8% Psychology, General

66% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

17%

73 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

9%

41 Graduates

Psychology, General

8%

33 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

31 Graduates

Education, General

6%

28 Graduates

Child Development

6%

27 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

6%

27 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

6%

26 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

181,838

Academic Spend per Student

$13,814

Full-time Retention Rate

77%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,600/Year

Whittier College

$33,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$46,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

68%