Whittier College

General Information

Website www.whittier.edu
Address 13406 E Philadelphia Street
City Whittier
State CA
Zip 90601
Locale Suburb: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 76%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 62.4%
Five-year graduation rate 68.0%
Six-year graduation rate 69.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Bac/A & S
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,681
Endowment Assets $97,214,988
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website www.whittier.edu/financialaid/npc
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 7%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.50
Admission Test Scores Policy Considered but not required
Median SAT Verbal 515 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 570)
Median SAT Math 510 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 560)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 23.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 20 - 26)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 69.5%
In-State Tuition and Fees $44,774
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $44,774
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $59,665
Average Net Price After Grants $26,764
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $9,140
Median earnings 10 years after entry $46,800
Median debt of completers $25,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 3.6%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 36.6%
% Underrepresented Minority 51.3%
% Black 3.9%
% Latino 47.0%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
% Asian 7.4%
% White 31.2%
% Two or More Races 5.8%
% Other 3.9%
% Noresident Aliens 3.0%
% Female 57.2%
% Male 42.8%
% Age 25 and Over 1.7%
% Part-time 2.2%