Whittier College is located about 12 miles southeast of the City of Los Angeles, easily accessible from the 605 Freeway, which runs the north-south corridor between Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The campus is situated on the eastern edge of historic Uptown Whittier, on Painter Avenue, between Philadelphia Street and Earlham Drive.
The College's principal street address is:
13406 E. Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA 90608
Weingart Hall (the Admission & Aid Office), Mendenhall (Business, Registrar, President and Dean of Faculty offices), and the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts are all located on the corner of Philadelphia and Painter.