Whittier College

Whittier College

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

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Students who are in their final year of high school or who have graduated and did not complete college-level coursework after graduation may apply as First-Year students. International students do not need to apply through CommonApp and can apply here.


Students who have graduated high school (or equivalent) and have completed college-level course work at an accredited two-year or four-year institution are eligible to apply as Transfer students to Whittier College.

Additional Information

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Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Through challenging, interactive courses, taught by accomplished professors, students learn to make connections across disciplines, understand cultural perspectives, and integrate learning with practical application. The Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity.

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Admissions office

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13406 E Philadelphia St
Whittier, CA 90608, United States of America

Phone number

(888) 200-0369