Whitman College is on a 117-acre campus in the small town setting of Walla Walla, Washington.
Whitman College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Whitman College has fraternities and sororities.
Whitman College has the Climbing Club. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
The Whitman College community comes together each year for Undergraduate Research Conference, Power & Privilege Symposium and Student Activities Fair.
This table offers information on housing at Whitman College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||67%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||857|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||34%|
Whitman College offers on-campus 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 2022, 67% 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 1,559 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Whitman College offers coed housing.
At Whitman College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Whitman College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Whitman College, take U.S. Highway 12 to Walla Walla, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Walla Walla Regional airport.
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