Whitworth University Rankings

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In the World#3324 of 14178
In North America#974 of 2629
In the United States#901 of 2528
In Washington#14 of 57
In Spokane#2 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian
Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$26,249 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,417
Graduates
397
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Whitworth University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%90%92%
Applicants3,8171,4612,356
Admissions3,4881,3192,169
Freshmen enrolled full time681280401
Freshmen enrolled part time211

30 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

27 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
518 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1290
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Whitworth University are 1050-1290 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
190 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Whitworth University are 21-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1874 (67%)
Hispanic318 (11%)
Two or more races255 (9%)
Asian124 (4%)
Nonresident Alien109 (4%)
Black or African American60 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander32 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown22 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,249/year
Average aid awarded
$32,340
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,565
$30-48K$17,561
$48-75K$21,283
$75-110K$30,302
$110K+$34,694

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$43,800$12,168
Tuition in-state$43,800$12,168
Tuition out-of-state$43,800$12,168
Fee in-district$1,140
Fee in-state$1,140
Fee out-of-state$1,140

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,365
Combined charge for room and board$11,800
Room charge$6,450
Meal charge$5,350

Whitworth University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General2733
Elementary Education and Teaching3326
Biological and Physical Sciences56
Psychology, General42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General36
Secondary Education and Teaching27
English Language and Literature, General26
Economics, General23
Sociology23
Education, General121
Computer Science20
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse20
Accounting19
Chemistry, General18
Mathematics, General18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General18
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling18
Speech Communication and Rhetoric14
History, General14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services13
Political Science and Government, General12
Kinesiology and Exercise Science11
Christian Studies11
Spanish Language and Literature10
Physics, Other10
Community Health and Preventive Medicine10
Music, General9
International Relations and Affairs9
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Education & Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed9
Theology & Theological Studies7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Graphic Design7
Art & Art Studies, General6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented6
Physics, General4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other4
Special Education and Teaching, General4
French Language and Literature3
Journalism2
Music Teacher Education2
Philosophy2
Applied Mathematics, Other2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
General Studies1
Bioinformatics1
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Montessori Teacher Education1
Grand Total542171
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%73%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
445
Citations
5,706

Publication count by topic

Psychology
82
Sociology
54
History
39
Political science
33
Philosophy
29
Computer science
27
Chemistry
24
Medicine
24
Art
18
Economics
18
Geography
12
Biology
12
Mathematics
11
Business
10
Physics
8
Engineering
6
Materials science
5
Geology
4
Environmental science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy1040101
Political science1974175
Geology2048295
History22849
Psychology23651,331
Geography2584189
Sociology2640131
Computer science2908848
Art30782
Biology32861,088
Business3366114
Economics343870
Physics382365
Environmental science385378
Chemistry4182338
Medicine4637143
Materials science465364
Mathematics479741
Engineering491319

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990823
1991053
1992216
1993414
1994212
1995225
1996612
1997322
1998325
1999321
2000548
2001134
2002645
2003741
2004579
2005775
20066146
20079133
20086159
200910219
201017240
201113305
201216301
201325337
201424317
201533345
201627344
201750377
201817307
201936385
202033401

General info

Alternative namesWhitworth College
Founded1890
WikipediaWhitworth University
MottoEducation of Mind and Heart
Colorscrimson, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff552
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, Washington, 99251
United States
City population209,000
Phone5097771000
Fax+1 (509) 777 3725

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