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Last Updated: Oct. 25, 2023
Undergraduate Student Information
- Geographic representation: 29 states, 45 countries
- Domestic students from Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities: 31 percent
- International enrollment: 4.9 percent
- Tuition and fees (matriculating day students): $49,600
- Room and meals: $13,700
- Average scholarships and grants for 2022-23 first-year students: $38,620
- Percentage of incoming students receiving financial aid: 100 percent
- Total financial aid awarded to all students: $70.7 million
- Campus Size: 200 acres
- Whitworth is committed to sustainability for new and existing construction and to pursuing LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). All new construction projects since 2010 are LEED certified.
New Facilities & Expansions Since 2011
- Robinson Science Hall
Opened 2011 | $32 million
- Hardwick House renovation (alumni & parent relations office)
Completed 2012 | $250,000
- Hixson Union Building addition
Opened 2012 | $6.5 million
- University Recreation Center
Opened 2013 | $8 million
- Merkel Field turf
Renovated 2013 | $350,000
- Merkel Field press box
Renovated 2014 | $125,000
- Cowles Music Center
Opened 2016 | $13.5 million
- Beeksma Family Theology Center
Opened 2018 | $2.8 million
- Puryear Field Turf
Replaced 2018 | $1.5 million
- Megan E. Thompson Aquatic Center
Renovated 2019 | $1.5 million
- Cowles Auditorium stage renovation
Completed 2020 | $3.1 million
- Whitworth Athletics Leadership Team Center (The WALT)
Opened 2020 | $13 million
- Facilities Services shops building and warehouse
Opened 2020 | $5 million
- The Pines Cafe & Bookstore
Opened 2021 | $4.3 million
- Dana & David Dornsife Health Sciences Building
Opened 2022 | $20 million
- Boppell Track resurfacing
Completed 2022 | $1.5 million
Recent Awards & Honors
- U.S. News & World Report, in its 2024 Best Colleges Rankings, named Whitworth University the seventh best regional university in the West, No. 3 best value and No. 1 best undergraduate teaching. Whitworth was also ranked No. 5 for best colleges for veterans.
- Washington Monthly named Whitworth one of the top 35 master's universities in the nation.
- The Princeton Review named Whitworth one of the 79 "Best in the West" college universities on the 2024 Best Colleges list.
- Whitworth was recognized as a Military Friendly® School for 2023-24 by Viqtory Media.
- Whitworth was a recipient of the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
- The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Whitworth as a Tree Campus USA® since 2018.