2,251
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,320
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
89
89%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Whitworth University is a Comprehensive institution located in Spokane, WA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 West, Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA  99251
United States
Contact Ms. Lara Ramsay
Director of Admission
Email: admission@whitworth.edu
Phone: 509-777-4347
Fax: 509-777-3758

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,166
Applied
2,818
Accepted
2,251
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

1,947
Females Applied
1,746
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,219
Males Applied
1,072
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.76
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported Yes
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 606 550 660
SAT Math 590 540 650
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,540
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
11,496
Room & board
6,250
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

36,320
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,628
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
32,357
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,184
Avg. Loan Aid
20,509
Avg. Grant Aid
27,827
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,251
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.43%
Black or African American 2.02%
White or Caucasian 70.18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 5.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.54%
Two or more races 7.41%
Other 1.03%

Gender

Male (40.16%)
Female (59.84%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Community Building Day and Spring Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Club, Whitworth Student Investment Group, En Christo, Hawaiian Club and Swing and Ballroom Dance Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

361
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 184
Part-time - 177
Male - 196
Female - 165