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General

Applied: 3,933 (3,787 FY, 146 TR)
Admitted: 1,664 (1,617 FY, 48 TR) (42% Admit rate)
Enrolling: 381 (367 FY, 17 TR)

Academic Profile

Medians: Middle 50%:
GPA
3.81 HS GPA (unweighted 4.0 scale) 3.59-3.93 HS GPA
SAT
1310 SAT (CR+M) 1210-1420 SAT
1970 SAT Total 1850-2110 SAT Total
660 SAT Critical Reading 600-720 SAT Critical Reading
650 SAT Math 610-700 SAT Math
650 SAT Writing 600-700 SAT Writing
ACT
30 ACT (SAT equiv = 1340) 28-32 ACT Composite (SAT equiv = 1260-1420)
30 ACT Writing 28-32 ACT Writing
College GPA (Transfers)
3.51 College GPA (Transfers) 3.30-3.81 College GPA (Transfers)

Gender

154 Male (40%)    227 Female (60%)

Race/Ethnicity breakdown:

Total domestic ethnic diversity = 90 (21.5%)
Total ethnic diversity and international students = 112 (26.8%)

6 African-Americans (1%) 3 Native American (1%)
19 Asian Americans (5%) 29 Two or More Races (8%)
21 Hispanic/Latinos (5%) 264 Caucasian (71%)
1 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (<1%)

25 International Students (6.6%) from 10 Countries:

Australia, Canada, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, South Korea, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Geographic Representation 

27 States

State Number Percent   State Number Percent
Washington 120 32%   North Carolina 3 1%
California 78 20%   Pennsylvania 3 1%
Oregon 45 12%   Utah 3 1%
Colorado 15 4%   Georgia 2 1%
Minnesota 10 3%   Illinois 2 1%
Hawaii 10 3%   Maryland 2 1%
Texas 8 2%   Tennessee 2 1%
Arizona 7 2%   US Abroad 2 1%
Massachusetts 7 2%   Iowa 1 0%
New Mexico 6 2%   Michigan 1 0%
Wisconsin 5 1%   Ohio 1 0%
Idaho 4 1%  
Maine 4 1%  
Montana 4 1%  
New York 4 1%  
Alaska 3 1%  
Florida 3 1%  
       

 

US Citizens, Abroad:  China (2)

Transfer Colleges:

  • Two-Year Schools: 2
  • Four-Year Schools: 15
Barnes College Boston University
Franklin & Marshall College Kenyon College (2)
Oberlin College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Skidmore College Smith College
University of Massachusetts-Amherst  University of Massachusetts-Lowell
University of Richmond University of Washington (2)
Walla Walla Community College (2)

Other Stats:

  • 50 are first-generation students (13%)
  • 57 are Pell Grant recipients (15%)
  • 55 have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attend or attended Whitman (14%)
  • 18 have another relative who attended Whitman (5%)
  • 53 are recruited athletes (14%)
  • 21 Valedictorians (6%)
  • 20 Dual Citizens from 13 countries (7%):
    • Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France (2)
      Germany (2), Ireland, Japan (2), Mexico (2), New Zealand,
      Switzerland, United Kingdom (3)
  • 284 High Schools Represented