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Whitman College Student Life

Whitman College is on a 117-acre campus in a small town setting in Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Whitman College also has fraternities and sororities.

Whitman College has a thriving Climbing Club. In fact, more students participate in Climbing Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Whitman College include Whitman Friends Program, Pre Health Club, Z Fit Yoga and Mental Health Awarenes Club.

Whitman College students' favorite campus traditions are Undergraduate Research Conference, Power & Privilege Symposium and Student Activities Fair.

Whitman College Housing

Whitman College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Whitman College students live on campus. In 2021, 66% of undergrads at Whitman College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Whitman College. There are 857 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,364 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Whitman College offers coed housing and .

Is Whitman College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Whitman College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Whitman College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Whitman College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Whitman College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Whitman College, take U.S. Highway 12 to Walla Walla, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Walla Walla Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Washington you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Whitman College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Whitman College Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

37%

In State

63%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

10%

9%

7%

7%

4%

2%

0.44%

0.22%

Undergraduate Students

1,364

Non-Resident / International Students

138

Whitman College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,364

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

54%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$55,968

Out-of-State

$55,968

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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