Whittier College

Women's D3 Coach: Sylvia Queener
2 / 10
1,681 Undergrads / 1,987 Students
9 / 10
$26,764 Net Price
3 / 10
74% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    So. California (SCIAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
62% / 69%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around California, traveling from Orange, California to Redlands, California. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of Southern California. Other trips taken in the past include Rock Island, Illinois.

Recruit Commits
Molly Landon Mission Hills CA Mid, Def
Larkin McDermott Cherokee Trail CO Mid
Amanda Eggebrecht Valor Christian , CO Mid
Lexie Meanor Quaker Valley Sewickley, PA Att
Emily Olague California San Ramon, CA Goal
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Whittier College Coaches
Oct 6 '18
Whittier, CA
Women's 13-18
Sep 7 '19
Whittier, CA
Women's 13-18
13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA, 90601, Whittier, CA, 90601 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
Where Grads Work
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • University of Southern California
  • City of Los Angeles
  • IBM
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • PwC
  • AT&T
  • Boeing
  • UCLA
  • Oracle
  • Target
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Research
  • Information Technology
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 570
500 - 600
1030 - 1250
21 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 470 - 580 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 5,773 2,333 3,440
% Admitted 74% 72% 75%
% Admits That Enroll 12% 14% 11%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.5
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (23%)
    Business (19%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (8%)
    Psychology (8%)
    English Language & Literature (7%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    History (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$46,310
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$13,310
    Personal Expenses$989
    Sticker Price$61,409

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship96%$28,841
    Federal Grants37%$5,180
    Pell Grants37%$4,620
    Other Federal7%$2,893
    State & Local Grants35%$8,174
    Institutional Grants96%$23,900
    Student Loans72%$9,140
    Federal Loans71%$6,628
    Other Loans9%$20,279

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $97.2 Million $48,926

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,500 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 876 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.99 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 62% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 4
    Fondling 1 -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 3 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with other professional programs
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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