Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA)


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Whitman College is ranked 36 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 64 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 59%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+34%
600-69943%
600+77%

SAT Math Score

700+25%
600-69953%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3657%
24-2940%
24+97%

Students applied3,790
Students admitted1,619
Admission rate43%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate80%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,490
Fees$372
Room and board$11,910
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$61,172

Cost after need-based aid$30,451
Cost after non-need-based aid$51,577

Average debt at graduation$21,192

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met89%
Average need-based aid$30,721
Average non-need-based aid$9,595

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,470

Full-Time

Men603
Women827

Part-Time

Men14
Women26

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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