Whittier Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 12.0% of the student population at Whittier. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Whittier Disability Services.
Whittier for the Military
While not a "service academy", Whittier does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Whittier for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Whittier College
Whittier offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Whittier College
Whittier has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,681 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 1,640 (97.6%). Part-time attendance was 41 (2.4%).
Whittier College is Ranked #299 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Whittier receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Whittier #299 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Whittier College Competes in the NCAA
Whittier has a total of 548 student athletes, 324 men and 224 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$2,138,617|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$2,101,888|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Whittier College Athletics