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Information for Parents

Your Student’s Right to Privacy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guarantees that your student has some control over the educational records kept by the College. Some of the information is public and other information is private. We cannot discuss your student’s account details unless they have given us prior permission by completing the ’Account Authorization’ item on my.whitman.edu. A complete “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974” (FERPA or Buckley Amendment) is available in the Dean of Students Office.

Additional information regarding privacy and access to personal information is available from the U.S. Department of Education. You may also find the college catalog helpful. 

For detailed information about meal plans, visit the Bon Appetit website.

For basic account information, due dates and office information, please see Student Resources.

Your student may log in to MyWhitman to access a live account statement.

You may also request information from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time, Monday through Friday, at 509-527-5143, or email stuacct@whitman.edu.

Tuition Costs from Previous Years

Historical Annual Charges (all annual numbers are divisible by two for semester costs)

2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017
Tuition & Fees (per year) 51,370 49,390 47,490
ASWC Fees 394 390 372
Board (Meal Plan B) 7,274 6,798 6,372
Room (standard) 5,844 5,674 5,508
Room & Board subtotal 13,118 12,472 11,880
Budgeted Books/Supplies 1,400 1,400 1,400
Budgeted Total (exclusive of travel) 66,282 63,652 61,142

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