Whitman College

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Whitman College



Tuition

$30,806 / year

Room and Board

$7,840

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$45




Educational Resources

Libraries

Archives, government documents.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 374,131 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,200 current serial subscriptions.
  • 260,000 microforms.
  • 6,548 Audio/Visual items.
  • 3,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

North West Museum, Sheehan Gallery, Stevens Gallery.

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: Other

Campus Resources

  • 410 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 500 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 100 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,000 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 not 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 some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,200 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

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.
  • 63% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 7% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 11% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 44 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 95% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 64% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 95% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Interest block House party, Whitstock, Ren Faire, weekly music concerts, international dinner, Campus Activity Board semi-formal dance
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Shalom
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Association, Asian Culture Association, Club Latino, International Student & Friends Club, Amnesty International
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Coalition against Homophobia, Action for Animals, ASWC Student Government, Blue Moon, Campus Activity Board, Center for Community Service, Feminists Advocating Change & Empowerment, GLBTQ, Interest House Community, KWCW, Outdoor Program, Organic Garden, Panhellenic, Peer Listeners, Pioneer, Renaissance Faire, Stevens Gallery, Whitman Campus greens, Whitman Civil Liberties Union, Whitman College Republicans, Whitman Investment Company, Whitman Mentors, Whitman Science Club, Whitman Young Democrats, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Ski Club, Rugby, Tae Kwon do, Track and Field Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball Club, White Water Club, Cycling Club, Greek Life, Hiking Club, Juggling Club, Peace Coalition, SAACS, Schwa, Senior Fund, Sirens of Swank, Speech & Debate, Student Technology Advisory Committee, Testostertones, Theatre Sports, Whitman Medieval Society
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Pioneer (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pasco, WA. (45), Spokane, WA. (170)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pasco, WA. (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pasco, WA. (45)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 67% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,126
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 4 fraternity houses
  • 34% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 26% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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