Whittier College - Whittier, CA

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Whittier College

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Master's (and professional) degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Master's (and professional) degree.Whittier College is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
Main Phone: 5629074205
Web Site:WWW.whittier.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 1,985 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.0% of students attend full-time, while1.0% attend part-time. Male students comprised 43.4% of the student body, while females made up 56.6%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (54)%, Hispanic (228)%, Asian (492)%, and Native American (17)%.

Whittier Collegeis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 480.One quarter of students scored at least 590.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 475 or higher.One fourth of students scored 600 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • First-Professional Degree

Degree Programs

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Business And Management

EducationEnglish Language And Literature
    Environmental ConservationHistory And Social SciencesLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesPsychologyPublic Administration And Public Service

    Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

    Whittier College belongs to the following athletic conferences:

    • Southern California Intercoll Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

    The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field

    Special Student Services

    Academic Services

    • Remedial assistance
    • AP credits
    • Study abroad

    Financial Flexibility

    • Student employment services
    • Career counseling
    • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

    Cost of Attending

    In-State, Living On Campus:$ 41,410.00
    In-State, Living With Family:$ 30,960.00
    Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 41,410.00

    Admission Requirements

    The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

    • High-school GPA is required.
    • Secondary school rank is required.
    • Secondary school record is required.
    • Standardized test scores are required.
    • Recommendations are required.
    • A college preparatory program is required.
    • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
    Neither Required Nor Recommended:
    • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.

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