Students who meet the above criteria but hold a foreign passport or are currently studying out of the country, should apply as International Students.
Students who have completed college-level courses during high school, but have not yet graduated, should apply as First Year students.
To find out which courses will transfer to Whittier, refer to Transferology or Whittier's list of articulation agreements. If your institution doesn’t appear in either of these lists, contact the Office of Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.
Instant Decision allows students to apply quickly and easily during a virtual interview with a Whittier Admission Counselor.
Applicants will receive an admission decision and, if applicable, a preliminary scholarship award at the conclusion of their interview.
To apply via Instant Decision, students must:
You may submit any additional information you believe will help support your application for admission.
Whittier College does not charge an application fee. Students are encouraged to apply early to ensure consideration for the fullest range of scholarship opportunities. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are completed, including all supporting documents.
Whittier College maintains the ADT Commitment with all accredited California Community Colleges based on the following criteria.
Visit the official ADT Commitment website for additional information.
Associate Director of Transfer Admission
We value the safety of all members of the Whittier community. The Whittier College Annual Security and Fire Safety Report can be viewed online. 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