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Whitworth University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Whitworth University

Whitworth University

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Whitworth University Description:

Founded in 1890, Whitworth University is a private liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The 200-acre campus is located in Spokane, Washington. Recent years have seen millions of dollars of upgrades and expansions to campus facilities. The university has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the great majority of classes have under 30 students. Whitworth ranks highly among master's-level universities in the West. Whitworth does well on the financial aid front, and students with strong high school records and test scores can get significant merit scholarships. In athletics, the Whitworth Pirates compete in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,571 (2,347 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Scholarships for Whitworth University (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $34,346
  • Books: $788 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,364
  • Other Expenses: $1,568
  • Total Cost: $46,066

Whitworth University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,837
    • Loans: $6,773

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Elementary Education, English, Nursing, Psychology, Religion

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 65%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Whitworth University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.whitworth.edu/GeneralInformation/Mission.htm

"Whitworth University is a private, residential, liberal-arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Whitworth's mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and the heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning."

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