Advanced Study

Whitman graduates are accepted into most of the top graduate schools-and an uncommon number go on to earn Ph.D.'s. Whitman students who studied the following majors have recently attended:

  • Boston Conservatory (Music)
  • Boston University (Biology)
  • Cornell University (Chemistry)
  • Dartmouth College (Astronomy/Physics/Chemistry/Geology)
  • Duke University (Physics)
  • George Washington University (English)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Chemistry)
  • New York Medical College (Music)
  • Northwestern University (History)
  • Oxford University (Sociology)
  • Princeton University (Geology)
  • Stanford University (BBMB/English/Physics)
  • University of California (Economics)
  • University of Oregon (Art History)
  • University of Washington (Asian Studies/Biology/Politics)

Whitman students pursue business and professional degrees in large numbers. Among the schools they attend:

Medical Schools

  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • George Washington University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Mayo Medical School
  • New York Medical College
  • New York University
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
  • St. Louis University
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington

Law Schools

  • College of William and Mary
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Northwestern University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of  Washington
  • Yale University

Business Schools

  • Anderson School of Business (UCLA)
  • Darden School of Business (Virginia)
  • Harvard Business School
  • Kellogg School of Business (Northwestern)
  • Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth)
  • Stanford School of Business
  • University of Chicago School of Business
  • University of Oregon School of Business
  • University of Washington School of Business