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A beautiful, safe environment

Whitworth's 200-acre Spokane campus of red brick buildings, stately pine trees and green lawns is located in one of the most beautiful regions of the U.S. The university's helpful security staff is on duty 24 hours a day.

An accessible city

Spokane, the second-largest city in Washington state, offers excellent shopping, arts and entertainment, as well as outdoor recreation, including five ski resorts within two hours of campus. The Spokane International Airport offers easy access to U.S. and international destinations.

A region renowned for its technology, health and export industries

Washington is a Pacific Rim state with strong business and educational connections to Asia and the rest of the world.

  • Major Washington state employers include world-class companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks, and Boeing.
  • Washington state is the No. 3 exporter of food and agricultural products in the U.S. and has the second-largest port system in the U.S., shipping more than $6 billion in products to other countries annually.
  • Spokane is recognized for its excellence and innovation in the health-sciences and medical fields, thanks to superb medical facilities and nationally acclaimed physicians.

What does all of this mean for international students at Whitworth?

It means that internships, practical training and job opportunities are available in many industries, including technology, health, aerospace, education and import/export.