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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
  • 35 countries 33 states geographic representation
  • 83%

    classes with fewer than 30 students

  • 85% percentage of graduates who finish in four years

Mind & Heart in Action

Aaron Putzke and Alex Hoffman, '16

Faculty-student biology research garners first place at conference

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Anna Schowengerdt, '93

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

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Caylee Olson, '18

Music professors give sophomore confidence to pursue her passions

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Chris Schepman, '06

Chris Schepman, '06: Technical mentor. Karaoke app creator. Fan of Spokane.

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Clemence Kitambala, '18

Multilingual Whitworth student loves living in Spokane

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Hannah Tweet, '16

Forensics program elevates student's Whitworth experience

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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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Katie Cunningham, '16

English major 'gains confidence in skills' through Smithsonian internship

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Meredith Shimizu, '93

Art professor imparts "Aha!" moments to her students

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