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Whitman College

Campus Life and Facilities

Whitman Says...

Whitman's hometown of Walla Walla, Washington is a lovely and accepting community of 30,000. The location in the foothills of the Blue Mountains gives students access to outdoor activities: skiing, backpacking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, and rock climbing. The sun shines 300 days a year in, providing a New England-type fall, a moderate winter and a... More More

Whitman Students Say...

Most people stay on campus for their fun, “especially first-years,” and throughout this “bubble” the “sense of closeness and comradeship is very evident through attendance at student-run concerts, art shows, etc.” Everything is within ten minutes’ walking distance. Academics take precedence for almost everyone, but “most students find time to party... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

345 Boyer Ave

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

Phone: 509-527-5176

Fax: 509-527-4967

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 98
Fire Safety Rating: 83
Green Rating: 89
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 117.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.whitman.edu/offices-and-services/securi...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 67.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:86
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:3
Number of Social Sororities:3
    % of women who join:40%
Number of Social Fraternities:4
% of men who join: 46
Number of Religious Organizations:7
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.whitman.edu/glbtq/what.html http://www.whitman.edu/cah/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.whitman.edu/content/intercultural-center/home http://www.whitman.edu/content/intercultural-center/diversity-clubs
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Missionaries
Women's Sports Team Name:Missionaries
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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: 20
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: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art gallery, Asian art collection, anthropology museum, planetarium, outdoor observatory, two electron microscopes, outdoor sculpture walk, technology/video-conferencing center, rock-climbing walls, organic garden.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    98
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    83
  • Green Rating:
    89
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    67.00
  • # of Organizations:
    86
  • # of Honor Societies:
    3
  • # of Social Sororities:
    3
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    4
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    7
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