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Whitworth University

Spokane, WA
#9

Regional Universities West



A private institution founded in 1890, Whitworth University resides on 200 suburban acres in Spokane, Washington. The school is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and is dedicated to providing "an education of mind and heart". Whitworth University to integrate faith and learning, and prepare graduates for careers with purpose.

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Quick Facts


300 W. Hawthorne
Spokane, WA 99251

2014-2015 Tuition

$37,456 Tuition and Fees

Students

2358 undergraduate students
40% male / 60% female

Admission

March 1 application deadline
77.8% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1890

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented, Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other, Music Teacher Education, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Bioinformatics, Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, Other, Biological and Physical Sciences, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Philosophy, Christian Studies, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Physics, Other, Psychology, General, Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Fine and Studio Arts Management, Athletic Training/Trainer, Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling, Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Accounting, Accounting and Business/Management, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Chinese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Religion/Religious Studies, Other, Bible/Biblical Studies, Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Organizational Behavior Studies, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,358
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,306
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 31
Percent of male undergraduates: 40%
Percent of female undergraduates: 60%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 27 7 0
Motor vehicle theft 3 3 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 14 4 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Negligent manslaughter N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A 0 0
Robbery N/A 0 0
Aggravated assault N/A 0 0
Burglary N/A 0 0
Motor vehicle theft N/A 0 0
Arson N/A 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A 0 0
Drug law violations N/A 0 0
Liquor law violations N/A 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.