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#1236 Overall Influence #707 Desirability Rank

Whittier College

Liberal arts college in Whittier, California

From Wikipedia

Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California. As of fall 2019, the college had approximately 1,700 students.History Whittier College, founded in 1887, was named for the Quaker abolitionist and poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Since that time, the institution has grown into a distinctive, national liberal arts college. It serves a diverse student population with unique, widely praised curricula. The college campus has about 1,700 students who live there and study with more than 100 faculty. It emphasizes small, interactive classes led by full-time faculty members.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

5,038

Acceptance

72%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1129

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$48,924

Fees (in-state)

$390

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,718
30K - 48K$20,721
48K - 75K$21,878
75K - 110K$26,056
110K+$32,104

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,900

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier CA 90601

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Whittier 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

#715 World Rank
Business
#727 World Rank
Education
#880 World Rank
Literature
#793 World Rank
Law
#737 World Rank
History
#975 World Rank
Political Science
#774 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1591 World Rank
Biology
#955 World Rank
Philosophy
#2720 World Rank
Engineering
#1047 World Rank
Psychology
#596 World Rank
Sociology
#1557 World Rank
Chemistry
#1863 World Rank
Economics
#2238 World Rank
Mathematics
#2331 World Rank
Physics
#1347 World Rank
Social Work
#2127 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#1353 World Rank
Medical
#1377 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1405 World Rank
Communications
#2438 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3643 World Rank
Computer Science
#4057 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Whittier College's Most influential alumni?

Whittier College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Business, and Education

Vicki Mercado

Researcher

Danielle Port

Researcher, ORCID id # 0000-0001-6263-148X

Jerry Root

Professor of evangelism

Easter Ellen Cupp

First woman in North America to receive a PhD in oceanography

Domarin Khago

Researcher

Gary Jones

Former left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher

Ramon Jordan

Researcher

Margaret Mering

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-6142-4398

Alexandria L Pivovaroff

Researcher

Janet Haig

American carcinologist

Marie C Pizzorno

Researcher

Walt Hackett

American football player and coach