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Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to George F. Whitworth's founding mission to provide "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous and open intellectual inquiry and the integration of Christian faith and learning. This abiding commitment and the university's many distinctive qualities are why Whitworth may be the right place for you.

Scholarship Opportunities

U.S. News, Forbes and Kiplinger's consistently recognize Whitworth as a "best value," based on the university's academic excellence and generous financial aid. Our dedicated financial aid counselors work with families from a broad range of economic backgrounds to finance their students' Whitworth education.

Fast Facts

  • 60 academic programs
  • 29 countries 30 states geographic representation
  • 83%

    classes with fewer than 30 students

  • 85% percentage of graduates who finish in four years

Mind & Heart in Action

Anna Schowengerdt, '93

Alumna's passion for humanitarian-relief work first ignited at Whitworth

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Clemence Kitambala, '18

Multilingual Whitworth student loves living in Spokane

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Josiah Roloff, '15

Digital forensics analyst applies Whitworth education to his high-tech company

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Kamesh Sankaran

Physics professor, fueled by faith, helps propel NASA, Whitworth students

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Meredith Shimizu, '93

Art professor imparts "Aha!" moments to her students

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Michelle Sanders, '96

Alumna "upcycles" books destined for landfills

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Pete Tucker, '91

Computer science prof practices what he teaches

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Rebekah Bresee, '16

New editor-in-chief of "The Whitworthian" is prepared for the challenge

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Samual Jarrett, '16

Australia native, soccer standout ready for career as an equity analyst

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