91%

Acceptance Rate

$28,554

Avg.Financial Aid

003804

FAFSA Code

About Whitworth University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,776

Website

www.whitworth.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Whitworth University is a private, Presbyterian university located in Spokane, Washington. Interestingly, Whitworth University has an ethnically diverse student population. At WU around 65% are white, 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 10% belong to two or more races. And, at the university, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Stephen C. Meyer, Trevor St. John, David Myers, and Michael Allan. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, WU offers around 118 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Location & Contact

Address

300 W Hawthorne Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5097771000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Whitworth University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Mar

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

91%

SAT Range

1090 - 1290

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Whitworth University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1050-1290 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Whitworth University, must score 25 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 21 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251. They can also call them at (509) 777-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$28,508

Average Annual Cost

$42,540

Books And Supplies

$864

Other Fees

$1,100

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,496

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,350

Total One Year Cost

$59,350

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $60,273. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($44,940), books and supplies ($912), room and boarding ($11,800), and budget for other expenses ($3,436). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$598

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biological and Physical Sciences

54 Graduates

Psychology, General

50 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

46 Graduates

Biology, General

37 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

29 Graduates

Computer Science

28 Graduates

Mathematics

28 Graduates

Sociology

27 Graduates

Chemistry

24 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

20 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

18 Graduates

Marketing

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government

15 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

10 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

10 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

International Business

8 Graduates

Journalism

8 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

History

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

6 Graduates

Public Health

6 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

2 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,370

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

23%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

1% Unknown

2% Black

10% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

69%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,740 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,250/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,246/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,246/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pirates

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Northwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

259

Total Female Athletes

155

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,800 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at WU costs around $5,246 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The number of female and male students at the university are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,250

$33,332

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$127 - 346

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,554

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,107

Students Receiving State Aid

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,411

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,469

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$38,673

$30K - $48K

$35,214

$48K - $75K

$34,098

$75K - $110K

$26,385

> $110K

$21,980

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$15,415,417

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,319, whereas the financial aid is $27,720. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $10,365, while the institutional aid is $27,720. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Whitworth University amount to $15,415,417 per annum.

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