International students are an important and active part of the Whitworth community. Current Whitworth international students come from 35 countries and every major continent. Whitworth values a diverse student body and strives to provide an excellent mind-and-heart education and a welcoming, supportive community for all students. The Whitworth International Education Center, located in Hendrick Hall, offers support and services to the university's international students. Services include help with immigration matters, special orientation for new students, general counseling, and help with employment. The IEC also hosts international-oriented events and provides an inviting place for students to study and interact with classmates and staff.
Whitworth welcomes academically high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students of all nationalities, faiths and backgrounds and celebrates the richness that this diversity contributes to our campus community.