Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
Students who haven't received their high school diploma, or taken any college courses since receiving their high school diploma, should submit the first-year application. Whitworth University seeks well-rounded, academically qualified students who are equipped to succeed in our challenging and supportive environment. It's free to apply to Whitworth. Student with transcripts from accredited high school or college courses (i.e. Running Start) have the option not to submit test scores with their application. Student who have only attended non-accredited homeschool programs or who received competency-based grades with no cumulative GPA are required to submit a test scores. Application deadlines are Nov. 15 (Early Action I), Jan. 15 (Early Action II) and March 1 (Regular Admission).
Students who have taken college courses after receiving their high school/secondary school diploma should submit the transfer application. Our transfer students come from two-year colleges, other private liberal arts colleges and larger public universities. But from the moment you arrive on campus you are a part of the Whitworth community, and we value your unique perspective and contributions to the classroom and to campus life. Application deadlines are Jan. 15 (Early Action I), March 1 (Early Action II) and July 1 (Regular Admissions) for fall semester and Dec. 1 for spring semester.
We can't wait for you to experience life at Whitworth. Incoming first-years and transfers enrolling in fall 2021 who participate in a qualified 2020-21 on-campus visit or two virtual visit programs are eligible to receive a one-time, $1,000 Visit Scholarship to cover tuition. Visit programs include 20+ Why Whitworth Days throughout the year, Transfer Visit Days, Fall Pirate Preview for seniors and transfers, Honors Scholarship Weekend, Multicultural Visit Program (MVP), and Bucs Bound (our admitted students weekend). Check out www.whitworth.edu/visit for more info.
I have been able to thrive here with the support of everyone around me. My professors have become my mentors and elders that I can talk to when I need advice, and the friends that I have made have become my second family – I can call Whitworth home.