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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.

Fast Facts

  • 42 countries 29 states geographic representation
  • 108 academic programs
  • 87%

    classes with fewer than 30 students

  • 85% percentage of graduates who finish in four years

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.

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Mind & Heart in Action

Asa Arhelger, '17

Cultural diversity advocate finds a community through shared stories

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Lisa Bobb, '18, and Whitney Jester, '17

Whitworth students advocate for sustainable change

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ASWU Executives 2016

ASWU executives strive to foster positive change for Whitworth community

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Tibo Colman, '18

Future history professor emphasizes culture

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Bradley Oiler

Professor oversees new high-demand major

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Sarah Bruns, '19

Resident assistant prepares through reliance on faith and her community

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Adarsh and Anand Purohith, '18

Twin siblings share a passion for connecting with people (among other things)

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Dianna Pategas, '92

Alumni Service to Whitworth Award Winner 2016

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Bailey Vallee, '17

A dream job for a dance minor with a vision

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Danjuma Quarless, '10

Alum's genomic research maps a new future for clinical medicine

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Courtney Alfrey, '11

Theatre alum makes good on Broadway

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Jane Holmes, '18, and Wes Walton, '16

Teammates agree: swimming is a way of life

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Kelly McCrillis, '09, and Ryan Graves, '11

Award-winning cinematic duo creates feature-length film

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Leah Silvieus, '07

Alumna embraces the unexpected

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Golf House 2016

High-achieving housemates prepare to go their separate ways

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Danica Marlin, '17

Senior art major finds platform for self-expression and change

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Kristen Schoenike, '16

Biology student passionately invests in world around her

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Justin Botejue, '16

Internship in D.C. helps prepare ASWU president for career in public service

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Jonathan Bumpus, '17

Music major appreciates high standard for excellence and opportunities to perform in different arenas

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