Whittier College
#1030 Overall Influence#707 Desirability Rank

Whittier College

Liberal arts college in Whittier, California

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Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California. As of fall 2019, the college had approximately 1,700 students.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,220

Acceptance

76%

Graduation Rate

64%

Median SAT Score

1121

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$47,496

Fees (in-state)

$390

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$19,324
30K-48K$20,651
48K-75K$22,364
75K-110K$26,841
110K+$30,855

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

#636 World Rank #259 USA Rank
Sociology
#651 World Rank #280 USA Rank
Biology
#879 World Rank #305 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1102 World Rank #319 USA Rank
Physics
#667 World Rank #335 USA Rank
Law
#789 World Rank #373 USA Rank
Education
#770 World Rank #385 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1028 World Rank #394 USA Rank
Literature
#828 World Rank #398 USA Rank
Political Science
#1384 World Rank #434 USA Rank
Economics
#1498 World Rank #471 USA Rank
Engineering
#1392 World Rank #544 USA Rank
Philosophy
#1026 World Rank #564 USA Rank
History
#1063 World Rank #584 USA Rank
Psychology
#1537 World Rank #618 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1146 World Rank #641 USA Rank
Business

Other areas of influence

#762 World Rank #327 USA Rank
Medical
#982 World Rank #295 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1231 World Rank #705 USA Rank
Communications
#1983 World Rank #758 USA Rank
Computer Science
#4784 World Rank #2296 USA 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, Biology, and Law. Whittier College’s most academically influential people include Harry Rimmer, Albert R. Behnke, and Salvador Plascencia.

Harry Rimmer

American minister

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Albert R. Behnke

American physician

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Salvador Plascencia

American writer

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Robert Zemsky

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Nancy Ling Perry

American criminal

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Brian S. Brown
Brian S. Brown

US activist

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Jessamyn West
Jessamyn West

American author

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Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon

37th President of the United States of America

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Joseph Bogen

American physician

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Andrea Barber
Andrea Barber

American actress

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William F. House
William F. House

American physician

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David Moyer

Anglican bishop

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