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#740 Overall Influence #1459 Desirability Rank

Whitman College

Private liberal arts college, located in Walla Walla, Washington, USA

From Wikipedia

Whitman College is a private liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington. Founded as a seminary by a territorial legislative charter in 1859, the school became a four-year degree-granting institution and abandoned its religious affiliation in 1882 and 1907, respectively. It is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and competes athletically in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference. The school offers 48 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, 5 Rhodes Scholarships, 62 Fulbright Fellowships, 35 Watson Fellowships and a Marshall Scholarship.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

4,964

Acceptance

54%

Graduation Rate

86%

Median SAT Score

1345

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$50,000

Fees (in-state)

$408

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$22,616
30K - 48K$23,487
48K - 75K$26,974
75K - 110K$33,017
110K+$47,166

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,400

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla WA 99362

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

42 per 100K

Violent Crime

4 per 100K

What is Whitman College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#452 World Rank
Computer Science
#531 World Rank
Physics
#1066 World Rank
Engineering
#749 World Rank
Political Science
#972 World Rank
Literature
#1088 World Rank
Biology
#824 World Rank
Mathematics
#634 World Rank
Psychology
#888 World Rank
History
#1637 World Rank
Medical
#914 World Rank
Communications
#448 World Rank
Sociology
#930 World Rank
Economics
#1507 World Rank
Chemistry
#1262 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2588 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2260 World Rank
Philosophy
#1013 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#351 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#410 World Rank
Law
#861 World Rank
Business
#1181 World Rank
Social Work
#1211 World Rank
Education
#5075 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

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 Sociology

Alexander Barnes

American chemist

William Priedhorsky

Researcher

Nadine McQuarrie

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-6529-778X

Brenton Weyi

Brenton Weyi

American essayist, playwright and poet of DR-Congolese descent

Jackson Earle Gilliam

Gerard T. van Belle

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-8552-158X

Wendy J. Shaw

Researcher

Jennifer C. McIntosh

Jennifer C. McIntosh

American hydrogeologist

Matt Manweller

American politician

Val Lewton

American painter and designer

Patrick Page

Patrick Page

American actor

Bill Finkbeiner

Washington State politician