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A Place Like No Other

Find your focus, your place, your people, your passion and your future here—the No. 1 liberal arts college in the Northwest. You’ll be challenged in exciting and fun ways. You’ll meet people and go places that will change your life.

Applying to Whitman

Admission Deadlines

Why Early Decision?

Nov 15
Early Decision I Notification: Mid-December
Jan 10
Early Decision II Notification: Early February
Jan 15
Regular Decision Notification: Early March
My story
Marc Anthony H., Sociology major from Houston

I was especially interested in attending a liberal arts college because I wanted a well-rounded education, small class sizes and easy access to my professors. But what really sold me was when I came to visit the campus—everyone was welcoming, the atmosphere was amazing and I felt right at home.

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Get a glimpse into life at Whitman through a virtual information session—or check out virtual tours, residence hall 360° tours and photo galleries.

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Students Who Receive Aid
Average Need-Based Aid Award Is $46,452
Students Who Graduate With No Debt

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Financial Aid at Whitman

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We’re committed to making the financial aid process easier to understand and more transparent. We offer a generous and robust financial aid program that includes scholarships, grants, employment and loans. You can even find out how much money you’ll get before you apply!

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