Whittier College

Institution Details

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Whittier College

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier
CA
90601
School Setting Suburb: Large: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
Vice President for Finance & AdministrationJames Dunkelman
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives no compensation, other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk. These include both independent nonprofit schools and those affiliated with a religious organization.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
The 4-1-4 calendar consists of 4 courses taken for 4 months, 1 course taken for 1 month, and 4 courses taken for 4 months. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 2,369
Number of Men 1,139
Number of Women 1,230
Percentage Women52%
Percentage Men48 %
Full-time Students 2091
Part-time Students 278
Number of Applicants 4,123
Number of Admitted 2,623
Admissions Rate 64%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 87%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 13 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesPrepaid tuition plan
In-state Tuition $38,280
Books and Supplies $1,110
On Campus Room and Board $10,948
In-state Fees $360
Out of State Tuition $360
Application Fee $50
Estimated Total$51,108

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 95%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$22,594
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 34%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $5,586
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 39%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,346
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 72%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,772
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Law174
Business Administration and Management, General66
Education, General42
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General40
Psychology, General37
Social Sciences, General29
Political Science and Government, General29
Biology/Biological Sciences, General26
English Language and Literature, General25
Economics, General15
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General14
Art/Art Studies, General13
Child Development12
French Language and Literature12
Spanish Language and Literature12

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree396
Master's Degree5

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Tel / Fax (562) 907-4999
Institution’s internet website address http://WWW.whittier.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.