New students must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination by July 1 in order to register for classes.
Learn more about Whittier's vaccination policy
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis with the following deadlines:
Review the application requirements for Credential (with option to pursue MA)
Review the application requirements for Master of Arts in Teaching (for credentialed teachers)
Review the application requirements for the Bilingual Authorization (BILA Certificate)
Applicants must submit required materials through the online application portal or via mail to:
Attention: Graduate Admissions
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608
International graduate students who wish to apply for the credential program and/or the Master of Arts Degree program should follow the steps below.
We value the safety of all members of the Whittier community. The Whittier College Annual Security and Fire Safety Report can be viewed online here. This report provides crime statistics for the prior three years, policy statements regarding various safety and security measures, campus crime prevention program descriptions, and procedures to be followed in the investigation and adjudication of reportable crimes. A paper copy of the document is available at the Department of Campus Safety or by calling 562.907.4211