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Applying to Whitman College is easy. Add us to your Common App (opens Aug. 1).

Whitman is a place like no other. From the moment you arrive, you’ll belong to a community that will support and challenge you. You'll learn from some of the most accomplished and accessible faculty—who will know you by name—on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.

Walla Walla, Washington puts you at the center of endless learning and recreational opportunities. You'll matter here—you'll be able to make a real difference on campus and in the community while gaining the skills you need to thrive, shine and change the world. Welcome to Whitman.

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Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews are available for U.S. high school seniors year. Interviews are a chance to chat casually with an Admission Officer or one of our Senior Admission Interns.

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Admission Deadlines

November 15: Early Decision I
Notification: Mid-December

December 1: Fee waiver deadline
($50 application fee waived)
Notification: Depends on application round

January 10: Early Decision II
Notification: Early February

January 15: Regular Decision
Notification: Early March

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A Whitman education is about developing the broad foundation of knowledge as well as the critical thinking and communication skills you need to lead a life of distinction and service. It's about lifelong learning and lifelong friendships. Discovering who you are and who you want to be during your four years on campus. It's about developing the right values and achieving the right balance between the intellectual, professional, social, and personal aspects of your life.

Application Information for First-Year Students

We're happy to know that you are interested in continuing your education at Whitman.

Students that typically excel at Whitman are down-to-earth, diverse high-achievers. Some of our students transfer from other four-year liberal arts colleges. Some from larger comprehensive universities. No matter your age, background or educational goals, you will find that we are a community that welcomes your perspective and unique contributions to the classroom and campus life. We're glad you found us. 

Application information for transfer students

Whitman College is an excellent choice for international students who desire a rigorous liberal arts education that will prepare them for graduate school or professional school as well as careers in all fields. A vibrant community of international students at Whitman College plays a significant role in the diversity of the Whitman campus. 

Application information for international students

Whitman College welcomes applications from all students, regardless of immigration status.

Application information for DACA and undocumented students

We're here to help! Contact the Office of Admission at 509-527-5176 or admission@whitman.edu.


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