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Colleges / Whitman College

Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate48%

About Whitman College

As a small residential liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington, Whitman is rooted in the traditional liberal arts values like critical thought and academic rigor. But at our foundation is also a belief in the value of community and power of relationships. Our graduates are scholars, but also explorers, advocates and scientists. They climb mountains, travel to far-off corners and give voice to others. They care about community and aim to become citizens of the world.

Whitman College is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College was founded in 1859. The college currently enrolls around 1,493 students per year, including 1,493 undergrad students.

Whitman College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Whitman College. Around 48% of applicants get into Whitman College each year. Out of 5,497 applications received in 2022, 2,629 students were offered admission.

Whitman College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 48%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 60%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%

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Whitman College is located in Walla Walla, Washington,.

If you are interested in seeing Whitman College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 12 to Walla Walla, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Walla Walla Regional.

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College Info

Whitman College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Whitman College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Whitman College is Mar 1.

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Whitman College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1275 - 1415


Math SAT Range

620 - 730


Reading SAT Range

645 - 725

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1415 and Above


1275 to 1415


1275 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Whitman College students is 1326. Applicants with SAT scores of 1415 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Whitman College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1275 to 1415 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1275 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Whitman College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Whitman College is like? There are approximately 1,493 students enrolled at Whitman College. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 36% percent are from WA and 64% percent of students are from other states.


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