Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Through challenging, interactive courses, taught by accomplished professors, students learn to make connections across disciplines, understand cultural perspectives, and integrate learning with practical application. Whittier is a place where students become actively involved in the local community as they explore their role in the global community. This is a community where individuality is valued, tolerance is cherished, and the things that make each of us unique are seen as invaluable tools in seeking greater knowledge and understanding. This is a vibrant, challenging, and friendly academic community dedicated to liberal learning, diversity, and educating students to make a difference in the world.
The student-faculty ratio at Whittier College is 12:1, and the school has 54.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Whittier College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Social Sciences, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Psychology and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84 percent. Whittier College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,650, with a gender distribution of 44 percent male students and 56 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus.
Whittier College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference. The Whittier Scholars Program (WSP) offers students an alternative curricular path for a liberal arts education at Whittier College. Students in the WSP are highly motivated, interested in learning, and independent. Created in 1977, the WSP traditionally attracts high achieving and independent students. Currently, about 12 percent of Whittier students are members of the Program. Whittier Scholars students are members of a community of learners in which they share their ideas with fellow students, faculty members, and visiting scholar.
The following is the list of scholars from Whittier College who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Whittier College that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Whittier College that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.