Whittier College

Whittier College offers one of the most diverse educations in the country. This institution in Whittier, California, is comprised of around 33 percent Latino enrollment, and around 25 percent of the faculty are minorities or originate from a foreign country. Students from many economic and ethnic backgrounds enjoy a liberal arts education at Whittier College.

Interdisciplinary learning is the main point of emphasis at Whittier College, which can offer as many as 30 major degrees along with 30 minors. The Whittier Scholars Program allows students to design their own course of study with emphasis on their own interests or goals. The opportunity to learn outside of the classroom is also available with internships and projects as a part of many of the areas of study. Students are encouraged to take advantage of study abroad programs with semester or year-long plans available. The January Interim program is a 4-week study plan that has become a popular area of learning for Whittier students.

A well-rounded education is important at Whittier College, which had led to more than 90 student-run clubs and organizations of many interests. Campus life includes options of fraternities and sororities.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (562) 907-4205
Address: 13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 1,500+ undergrad, 840+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 33,925
Out-of-State Tuition $ 33,940
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Website Address: WWW.whittier.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Development
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Legal Professions and Studies
American Us Law Legal Studies Jurisprudence
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
International Global Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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