Whitman College

#1028 / #318
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college, located in Walla Walla, Washington, USA

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About Whitman College

According to Wikipedia, Whitman College is a private liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington. The school offers 53 majors and 33 minors in the liberal arts and sciences, and it has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9:1. Whitman was the first college in the Pacific Northwest to install a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and the first in the U.S. to require comprehensive exams for graduation. Alumni have received 1 Nobel Prize in physics, 1 Presidential Medal of Freedom, 7 Rhodes Scholarships, 1 Marshall Scholarship, 50 Watson Fellowships, and 93 Fulbright Fellowships.

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Whitman College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Whitman College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$16,202
30K - 48K$18,380
48K - 75K$28,150
75K - 110K$29,459

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Whitman College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Whitman College, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,400 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Whitman College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Whitman College?

Whitman College is located at 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla WA 99362

How Safe is Whitman College?

Walla Walla has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Whitman College Known For?

Whitman College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Whitman College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Whitman College's Most Influential Alumni?

Whitman College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Law, and Computer Science. Here are some of Whitman College's most famous alumni:

William O. Douglas
William O. Douglas
A US Supreme Court justice from 1939 to 1975.
John Markoff
John Markoff
An American journalist.
Walter Houser Brattain
Walter Houser Brattain
An American physicist .
Steve McConnell
An American software engineer.
Ryan Crocker
An American diplomat .
Torey Hayden
A Child psychologist, teacher, lecturer and non-fiction writer.
Neil Kornze
Neil Kornze
An American government official.
Bernard Berelson
An American behavioral scientist.
Vladimir Rojansky
An American physicist .
David R. Nygren
David R. Nygren
A Particle Physicist who invented TPC.
Roland Bainton
An American historian.
Mark Labberton
An American pastor and academic.

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