Whittier College

Whittier College

Whittier , United States
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 25
    Available Programs
  • 1700
  • 48924
    Average Cost


Whittier is a place where students become actively involved in the local community as they explore their role in the global community. Through challenging, interactive courses, taught by accomplished professors, students learn to make connections across disciplines, understand cultural perspectives, and integrate learning with practical application. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity. Whittier offers students a choice of 32 majors and a variety of minors and program options.  All courses at Whittier are taught by faculty, not teaching assistants. The student-faculty ratio is 12 to 1, making familiarity and mentorship possible.

Entry requirements

Secondary School Report from your college/guidance counselor
Official high school transcripts
Standardized Test scores (SAN / ACT)
Official TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, or DuoLingo exam results. 
International Financial Certification form

Scholarship & funding

Whittier College annually awards a number of scholarships to students, including those given on criteria of academic performance, leadership in their local or school community, talent in the visual and performing arts, and other designations.


Student life

Whittier College Tour