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General

Applied: 4,210 (4,081 FY, 129 TR)
Admitted: 2,162 (2,110 FY, 52 TR) (51.4% Admit rate)
Enrolling: 409 (391 FY, 18 TR)

Academic Profile

Medians: Middle 50%:
3.76 HS GPA 3.57–3.92 HS GPA
690 SAT Reading & Writing 630–720 SAT Reading & Writing
690 SAT Math 645–730 SAT Math
31 ACT (SAT equiv = 1430) 29–32 ACT Composite
3.53 College GPA (Transfers) 3.12–3.75 College GPA (Transfers)
84 Test Optional (21%)    

Ethnic Diversity & International Students

Number Ethnicity Number Ethnicity
8 African-Americans (2%) 2 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (<1%)
22 Asian Americans (5%) 28 Two or More Races (7%)
36 Hispanic/Latinos (9%) 265 Caucasian (64%)
4 Native American (1%)

Total domestic ethnic diversity = 101 (25%)
Total ethnic diversity and international students = 138 (34%)

37 International Students (9%) from 18 countries:

Country Country Country
Albania Hong Kong South Korea
Australia India Spain

Belarus

Jamaica Taiwan
Botswana Kenya Vietnam 
Canada  Mexico  
China  Mongolia  
Guyana Rwanda  

Geographic Representation 

33 States

State Number Percentage State Number Percentage
Washington 117 28%   Montana 3 <1%
California 80 20%   Virginia 3 <1%
Oregon 47 12%   Vermont 3 <1%
Idaho 11 3%   Wisconsin 3 <1%
Massachusetts 10 2%   Wyoming 3 <1%
Minnesota 10 2%   Connecticut 2 <1%
Texas 9 2%   Georgia 2 <1%
Colorado 8 2%   Maryland 2 <1%
New Mexico 8 2%   Missouri 2 <1%
Alaska 7 2%   North Carolina 2 <1%
Arizona 6 1%   Tennessee 2 <1%
New York 5 1%   Arkansas 1 <1%
Maine 5 1%   Delaware 1 <1%
Utah 5 1%   Indiana 1 <1%
Illinois 4 1%   Nevada 1 <1%
Florida 3 1%   South Carolina 1 <1%
Hawaii 3 1%        

Miscellaneous Stats:

49 First-generation students (12%)
53 Pell Grant recipients (13%)
37 Have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attend or attended Whitman (9%)
15 Have another relative who attended Whitman (4%)
64 Recruited athletes (15%)
17 Valedictorian (4%)
272 Students who participated in community service while in HS (67%)

26 Dual Citizens from 15 countries:

Country Country Country
Australia India New Zealand  
Canada (5) Ireland (2) South Korea  
Costa Rica (2) Japan Sweden  
Ecuador Mexico Switzerland (3)  
France Nepal United Kingdom (4)  

20 Languages other than English spoken at home:

Language Language Language Language
Arabic Hebrew Marathi Swahili
Belarusian Hindi Nepali Swedish
French Indonesian Persian Tagalog
German Japanese Russian Telugu
Greek Korean Spanish Vietnamese

307 High Schools Represented :

61% Public and Charter schools
33% Private and Parochial schools
<1% Homeschooled