Whitman College Rankings by Salary Score

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Whitman College's Top Ranking

Whitman College is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Whitman College

We calculated a salary score for each of Whitman College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Whitman College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Whitman College Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 12 89% 89% Not Reported $25,190 12
Biology, General 5 93% 93% $17,400 $20,140 5
Economics 19 100% 100% $19,120 $38,830 19
English Language and Literature, General 23 94% 94% Not Reported $25,190 23
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 39 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 39
Fine and Studio Arts 12 100% 100% Not Reported $20,140 12
Political Science and Government 3 100% 100% $15,280 $22,490 3
Psychology, General 86 97% 97% $14,000 $35,060 86
Sociology 60 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 60
Visual and Performing Arts, General 97 88% 88% Not Reported $37,570 97

Most Recent Reviews

Carly Rae 4/23/2019

I had an excellent academic experience at Whitman college. The professors at the school worked with me to tailor my major to my interests. I felt that I had the freedom to explore how different disciplines interacted with the field of gender studies. Additionally, I had a positive experience with the Whitman debate team. Within the team, I had a built in community that made my time at Whitman enjoyable. The resources the team had also ensured that my debate skills were supported and refined.

Anonymous 3/21/2018

I am very happy with the undergraduate experience Whitman has given me. I've grown immensely as a critical thinker, writer, and problem solver while studying under incredibly bright, friend, and invested faculty. I definitely recommend Whitman to anyone with a broad range of academic interests. Also, I've grown to love the slow-paced lifestyle of Walla Walla and small campus community at Whitman! Although Whitman takes a very liberal-arts-style approach to skills taught in the classroom (which will absolutely... Read More