Fall 2014 Admitted Class Profile

General

Applied: 3,807 (3,651 FY, 156 TR)
Admitted: 1,551 (1,500 FY, 51 TR) (41% Admit rate)
Enrolling: 418 (396 FY, 22 TR)

Academic Profile

Medians: Middle 50%:
GPA
3.79 HS GPA (unweighted 4.0 scale) 3.57-3.94 HS GPA
SAT
1330 SAT (CR+M) 1240-1410 SAT
1990 SAT Total 1850-2120 SAT Total
670 SAT Critical Reading 610-730 SAT Critical Reading
660 SAT Math 600-710 SAT Math
660 SAT Writing 600-710 SAT Writing
ACT
30 ACT (SAT equiv = 1340) 28-32 ACT Composite (SAT equiv = 1260-1420)
30 ACT Writing 28-32 ACT Writing
College GPA (Transfers)
3.76 College GPA (Transfers) 3.61-3.95 College GPA (Transfers)
  • 157 of 418 students were ranked (37% of the class)
  • 54% were in the top 10% of their class
  • 87% were in the top 25% of their class

Gender

182 Male (43.5%)    236 Female (56.5%)

Race/Ethnicity breakdown:

Total domestic ethnic diversity = 90 (21.5%)
Total ethnic diversity and international students = 112 (26.8%)

5 African-Americans (1%) 1 Native American (<1%)
24 Asian Americans (6%) 28 Two or More Races* (7%)
32 Hispanic/Latinos (8%) 298 Caucasian (71%)
8 Unknown (2%)

22 International Students (5%) from 11 Countries:

Bhutan, Brazil, Canada, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Rwanda, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan

Geographic Representation 

34 States

State Number Percent   State Number Percent
Washington 138 33%   Michigan 3 1%
California 94 22%   New Jersey 3 1%
Oregon 52 12%   Vermont 3 1%
Colorado 16 4%   Wyoming 3 1%
Minnesota 12 3%   Connecticut 2 0%
New York 7 2%   New Hampshire 2 0%
Utah 7 2%   North Carolina 1 0%
Hawaii 5 1%   US Abroad 2 0%
Idaho 5 1%   Virginia 2 0%
New Mexico 5 1%   Arizona 1 0%
Texas 5 1%   Florida 1 0%
Massachusetts 4 1%   Iowa 1 0%
Montana 4 1%   Kansas 1 0%
Alaska 3 1%   Kentucky 1 0%
Illinois 3 1%   Missouri 1 0%
Maine 3 1%   Pennsylvania 1 0%
Maryland 3 1%   South Dakota 1 0%
        Wisconsin 1 0%

 

US Citizens, Abroad:  China

Transfer Colleges:

  • Two-Year Schools: 4
  • Four-Year Schools: 18
Bates College Middlebury College
Blue Mountain Community College Ohio State University
Boston University Pitzer College
Boston University Santa Clara University
Chapman University University of California-Irvine
Earlham College University of Dayton
Elon College University of Minnesota
Emily Carr University of Art & Design (Canada) University of Utah
Kenyon College Walla Walla Community College
Lewis & Clark College Weber State University
Macalester College  

Other Stats:

  • 43 are first-generation students (10%)
  • 57 have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attend or attended Whitman (14%)
  • 13 have another relative who attended Whitman (3%)
  • 84 are recruited athletes (20%)
  • 26 Valedictorians (6%)
  • 31 Dual Citizens from 20 countries (7%):
    • Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Canada (4), El Salvador,
      France, Germany, Hong Kong (China), Ireland (2), Italy, Japan (2),
      Mexico (2), Netherlands (2), Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South
      Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom (5)
  • 286 High Schools Represented