Whittier College

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Whittier College


Graduates

  • 66% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$28,206 / year

Room and Board

$8,542

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Quaker Collection, Richard M. Nixon Collection, Jessamyn West Collection, Jan de Hartog Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 297,613 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,388 current serial subscriptions.
  • 5,245 microforms.
  • 5,041 Audio/Visual items.
  • 2,050 e-books.

Museums & Art

Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts; Fairchild Collection (aerial photography); Faculty Master Houses; The Broadoaks Children's School; GTE Language Resource Center; W.M. Keck Image Processing Laboratory; Analytical Instrumentation and Mass Spectrometry Laboratory; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry Research Laboratory

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 312 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 10 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,400 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 59% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 88% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 56% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: SportsFest, Diverse Identities Week, Spring Sing, Luminarias, Helping Hands Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 68 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Pi Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Delta Phi Upsilon, Lambda Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Nu Mu Rho, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Sigma Tau, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Theta Alpha Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Whittier College Christian Fellowship, Newman Club, Jewish Student Union
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Akwaaba, Hispanic Students Association, M. E. Ch. A. , Asian Students Association, Black Student Union, Bulgarian Club, Chinese Club, French Club, Hawaiian Islanders Club, International Club, Native American Student Association, Spanish Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AOTK, Alpha Psi Omega, Asian Student Assn. , Biology Club, BGLAD, Chemistry Club, Chinese Club, Circle K, Classic Car Club, COAL, Dil Se, French Club, Guitar Club, Hawaiian Islanders Club, International Club, IRC, OMEP, Outdoors Club, Photography Club, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Psychology Club, RMN Republican Club, Sigma Pi Sigma, Social Work Council, Society of Physics Students, Spanish Club, Students for Community Medicine, College Choir, Coed Cheer Squad, Dance Team, Martial Arts Club, Women to Women, Acropolis, COR, Freshman Class Council, IRHA, Interclub, Program Board
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Quaker Campus (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Los Angeles (27), Long Beach (20)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Fullerton (12)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Norwalk (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 67% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 55% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,296
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 11% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (USC, Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount)
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (USC, Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (USC, Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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