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Whitman College Ranks Last in Economic Diversity

Emily Lin-Jones

September 11, 2014

Whitman College was placed at the bottom of a statistical survey published on the New York Times website Monday which measured the economic diversity of 97 U.S. colleges. To be considered for the survey, colleges needed to have a graduation rate higher than 75 percent. The survey ranked college...

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Shelly Le

April 5, 2012

Whitman College recently released its student fees for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Tuition for next year is set at $41,790, a four percent increase from last year's tuition. This is the lowest tuition increase the college has had since 2000. Despite this lower-than-average tuition increase, the growing...

Whitman moves from need-blind to need-sensitive admissions

Molly Johanson

November 4, 2010

This year's admission process for the class of 2015 will be the first at Whitman College to employ a need-sensitive as opposed to a need-blind acceptance policy. For at least 10 percent of students that apply, the ability to pay Whitman's tuition and fees: currently $49,890 per year: will be one of the...

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