Whitman College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Whitman College ranks better than only 31% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Whitman College ranks better than 92% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

Whitman College ranks higher than 31% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 12% Not Reported $25,194 12%
Biology, General 5% $17,400 $20,140 5%
Economics 19% $19,124 $38,829 19%
English Language and Literature, General 23% Not Reported $25,194 23%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 39% Not Reported $25,194 39%
Fine and Studio Arts 12% Not Reported $20,140 12%
Political Science and Government 3% $15,276 $22,485 3%
Psychology, General 86% $14,000 $35,060 86%
Sociology 60% Not Reported $33,993 60%
Visual and Performing Arts, General 97% Not Reported $37,568 97%

Whitman College Reviews

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