Student Loans for Whitman Students

About Whitman College

student loansWhitman College is a non-sectarian, co-educational liberal arts and sciences college set in the midst of the dynamic community of Walla Walla, Washington. Since its foundation in 1882, Whitman College has grown to offer degrees in more than 45 areas. The college also offers combined degree programs in engineering, computer science, biology, law and education alongside universities such as Caltech, Columbia and Duke.

Whitman Financial Aid Packages

student loansWhitman College Financial Aid includes scholarships and grants that are awarded based on need, academic achievement, special abilities, or a combination of all of the above. Whitman financial aid includes a number of government and state grants including federal Pell grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG) and Washington State Need Grants (WSNG). Both scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back as they are “gifts” of free money. Students also have the option of obtaining employment through Whitman’s federal work-study program, which allows students to obtain part-time employment so that they may put their earnings towards their education. In order to apply for financial aid, students are required to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, The FAFSA which can be submitted online at

Private Student Loans

While there are a number of federal and institutional aid packages, they may not always cover the complete cost of college tuition and other expenses. In this case, you may want to consider a private student loan. These loans come with flexible borrowing limits and usually do not require applicants to demonstrate need. You can use our Student Loan Comparison Tool to view key features of different private student loans and read reviews. We hope that this tool will make it much easier for you to find the loan that best suits your particular needs.

Pay for Whitman College*

Total Avg. Cost $50,690
Tuition $38,770
Room & Board $9,720
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 90%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $6,437
Federal $4,514
%Receiving Loans 48%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $4,795
%Receiving Other Loans 2%

Get into Whitman College

Admission Rate 47%
Total Enrollment 1,630
Men 42%
Women 58%
Graduation Rate 86%
Application Fee $50

Contact Whitman College

345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362(509) 527-5111
Financial Aid Office URL
Admissions Office URL

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics


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