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Whittier College

Whittier, CA
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Campus Life and Facilities

Whittier Students Say...

When schoolwork is done, busy Whittier students “do their best to promote their own strengths in extracurricular activities.” This is a true California school at heart, and “you can always find students laying out on the quad soaking up the beautiful Southern California sun.” “On sunny days (which... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

13406 Philadelphia Street

P.O. Box 634

Whittier, CA 90608

United States

Phone: 562-907-4238

Fax: 562-907-4870

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
60%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
No

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for international students

Other Housing Options:

living and learning community; special interest housing.

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
60
Number of Honor Societies
17
Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Poets Women's Sports Team Name :Poets Team Mascot :Johnny Poet
# of sports for women, varsity
11
# of sports for men, varsity
12

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Diving Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor Volleyball WaterPolo

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Diving Football Golf Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor WaterPolo

Student Services

Other Services
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
TOBGLAD (http://www.whittier.edu/Students/CulturalCenter/BGLAD.aspx)
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.whittier.edu/Students/CulturalCenter/default.aspx) Cultural Center and the following student groups: Hispanic Students Association, Black Student Union, MECHA, Asian Students Association, Hawaiian Islanders Club, Native American Student Association, Akwaaba, International Club

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 21 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 15.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: No Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Apple Computer Dell Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Performing arts center, on-campus pre-school/ elementary school, image processing lab, state-of-the-art nightclub, on-air radio studio and production room, video production room
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Cal State Fullerton
Air Force ROTC Offered:
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    71
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    86
  • Green Rating:
    68
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    86%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    60%
  • # of Organizations:
    60
  • # of Honor Societies:
    17
  • # of Social Sororities:
    5
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    4
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    6
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