Whitworth University

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Whitworth University can be found in Spokane, WA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Whitworth University.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score within the range of 1050 - 1290, or got accepted with an ACT score between 21 - 29. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Whitworth University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.57. Whitworth University accepts approximately 90 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, roughly 20 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .whitworth.edu.

Overall Whitworth University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Whitworth University was reported as 91.4% in Fall 2020 with over 3,820 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

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Whitworth University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Whitworth University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Whitworth University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 88.6%
  • 2017-2018: 89.0%
  • 2018-2019: 90.8%
  • 2019-2020: 91.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 84.1%

How Does Whitworth University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Whitworth University is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
Whitman College56.0%
Eastern Oregon University98.0%
Northwest University93.2%
Cornish College of the Arts73.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Whitworth University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 650
Math520 - 640
Total Score1050 - 1290
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math20 - 27
Composite Score21 - 29
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