Whittier College Ranked as one of the Most Diverse Liberal Arts Colleges

Thursday, September 12, 2013

U.S. News and World Report Best CollegesWhittier College has once again been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s annual college rankings issue.

In addition, U.S. News’ 2014 Best Colleges guidebook gave Whittier kudos for its campus diversity. The College is one of three California institutions on the top 10 list of ethnically diverse national liberal arts colleges. Overall, Whittier has the highest Latino population (38%) among any of the schools listed.

The well-known guidebook is designed to offer "comprehensive advice for high school students and their families on researching all the options and choosing the best colleges for them."

Click here to view Whittier College’s profile on the U.S. News and World Report 2014 College Rankings.

Whittier College was also recently included in the Washington Monthly's 2013 College Guide. Schools on this list are rated based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and Ph.D.s), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).