Whittier College

Acceptance Rate 82.49 %
SAT Average 1,230
2023 Tuition & Fees $49,864
Student Population 1,387
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $34,367

Academic Overview

Whittier College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Whittier, California. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $49,864 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $14,742.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,387 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82.49% and the graduation rate is 64% last year.
The salary after graduation from Whittier College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Whittier's tuition & fees is $49,864. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $14,742.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Whittier. The acceptance rate of Whittier is 82.49% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 11.64%. The average graduation rate is 64% and the transfer-out rate is 32%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $34,367 and 97% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,387 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Whittier College is 82.49 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Whittier College is 64 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Whittier College is 32 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Whittier College is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Whittier College is 1,387
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Whittier College is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $34,367 at Whittier College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601
Online Applicationwww.commonapp.org/school/whittier-college
Financial Aidwww.whittier.edu/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.whittier.edu/financialaid/npc
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.whittier.edu/financialaid/veterans
Disability Servicewww.whittier.edu/disability

Offered Degrees

Whittier offers 33 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree320
Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Whittier College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:849)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,756)

Veterans Benefits

Whittier College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges