Thank you for visiting

If you are seeing this message, you are doing so for one of several reasons:

  1. You are using a text based browser
  2. You are viewing this site on a web-enabled cell phone
  3. You are using an outdated browser which doesn't fully support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

If you fall into the third category, you'll need to upgrade your browser to view the way it was intended to be viewed.

To make your life a little simpler, here are some links to CSS compliant browsers:

Any one of these browsers properly supports the CSS used on this site and will allow you to view this site as intended.

National Application Center :: campus tours :: Whittier College key facts

Plan, explore, and apply to college using these great tools.

Whittier College

Whittier College
13406 East Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90608-0634

Fax number: (562) 907-4870
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1887
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, upper division, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 1,201 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small/medium city (pop. 75,000-300,000)

Street address: Whittier College
13406 East Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Mailing address: Whittier College
13406 East Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Main telephone numbers: 562 907-4238 4238
562 907-4870 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00134200

Whittier College, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 75-acre campus is located in Whittier, 18 miles east of Los Angeles.


Data is copyrighted material under license to Peterson's, LLC. Material may contain updates provided solely by the institution to which the updated Data relates. These updates are not independently validated, and no party associated with this website can accept responsibility for their accuracy. Copyright © 2021 by Peterson's, LLC. All rights reserved.