Whitman College

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Whitman College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Walla Walla, WA, a predominately urban area. Whitman College has an enrollment of over a thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1828 (25th percentile) - 2123 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 28 (25th percentile) - 32 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Whitman College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.62 - 3.78. This school has an acceptance rate of about 57% with 27% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at whitman.edu.

Overall Whitman College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Whitman College was reported as 57.0% in Fall 2013 with over 2,590 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1828 - 2123
  • ACT Scores: 28 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.62 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into Whitman College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Whitman College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Whitman College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 42.2%
  • 2010-2011: 47.2%
  • 2011-2012: 53.6%
  • 2012-2013: 48.6%
  • 2013-2014: 57.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 51.9%

How Does Whitman College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Whitman College is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Walla Walla University92.9%
Eastern Oregon University67.0%
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
Whitworth University64.5%
The College of Idaho90.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Whitman College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading610 - 730
Math610 - 693
Writing608 - 700
Total Score1828 - 2123
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score28 - 32
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