Whitman students are active.

More than 17% of Whitman's students participate in sports at the varsity level. Whitman has 17 varsity teams and competes in Division III in the Northwest Conference of the NCAA.

Whitman also boasts 7 exceptional club sports, including Ultimate Frisbee, cycling, climbing , rugby and Nordic skiing, and 10 intramural teams.

63% of students participate in varsity, club or intramural sports.