Fall 2014 Admitted Class Profile

General

Applied: 3,650 First-year, 141 Transfer (3,791 total)
Admitted: 1,441 First-year (39.5% Admit rate)

Academic Profile

Medians: Middle 50%:
GPA
3.87 HS GPA (unweighted 4.0 scale) 3.69-3.97 HS GPA
SAT
1360 SAT (CR+M) 1270-1440 SAT
680 SAT Critical Reading 630-740 SAT Critical Reading
670 SAT Math 620-720 SAT Math
680 SAT Writing 630-730 SAT Writing
ACT
31 ACT (SAT equiv = 1380) 29-33 ACT Composite


Gender

573 Male (40%) 869 Female (60%)

Ethnic Diversity

Total students of color (U.S. Residents only) = 364 students (25.3%)

Race/Ethnicity breakdown:

23 African-Americans (2%) 3 Pacific Islanders (0.2%)
106 Asian Americans (7%) 120 Two or More Races* (8%)
103 Hispanic/Latinos (7%) 37 Unknown (3%)
9 Native American (1%) 966 Caucasian (67%)

*Note: Students who indicate/select more than one race are placed in the "Two or More Races" category

Geographic Representation

1,353 US residents from 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Saipan

17 US residents who attended schools in the following countries:

Canada (2) India (2) Thailand
China (2) New Zealand United Kingdom
Costa Rica South Korea (2)  
Hong Kong Taiwan (2)

State Number Percent
Washington 379 26%
California 364 25%
Oregon 151 10%
Colorado 57 4%
Minnesota 43 3%
Idaho 34 2%
Hawaii 28 2%
Massachusetts 27 2%
Texas 26 2%
New York 23 2%
Montana 22 2%
Alaska 20 1%
Utah 16 1%
Arizona 13 1%
New Mexico 13 1%
Illinois 12 1%
Maryland 10 1%
Vermont 10 1%
New Hampshire 9 1%
Nevada 8 1%
Wisconsin 8 1%
Maine 7 0%
Virginia 7 0%
 
State Number Percent
Pennsylvania 6 0%
Iowa 5 0%
Tennessee 5 0%
Wyoming 5 0%
Connecticut 4 0%
Florida 4 0%
Georgia 4 0%
Indiana 4 0%
Missouri 4 0%
Michigan 3 0%
New Jersey 3 0%
North Carolina 3 0%
North Dakota 3 0%
Oklahoma 3 0%
Delaware 2 0%
District of Columbia 2 0%
Alabama 1 0%
Kentucky 1 0%
Nebraska 1 0%
Rhode Island 1 0%
South Dakota 1 0%
West Virginia 1 0%

 

International Students

72 International students with citizenship from the following countries:

Austria India (3) Norway
Bhutan Kenya Romania
Botswana Korea (8) Rwanda
Brazil Lesotho Serbia
Canada (4) Malawi Singapore
China (29) Malaysia Spain
Ecuador Mexico (2) Swaziland
France Mongolia United Kingdom
Ghana (2) Nepal Uzbekistan
Hungary Nigeria Vietnam


Other Stats:

  • 760 high schools are represented
  • 126 are first-generation students (9%)
  • 85 are US citizens who hold dual citizenships (6%)
  • 2 Undocumented students
  • 104 have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attend or attended Whitman (7%)
  • 50 have another relative who attended Whitman (4%)