You can help meet the world's challenges by investing in the next generation of problem-solving leaders.

Whittier College graduates change the world. With your support, Whittier will continue to make a difference in the lives of students, families, communities — and the world.

Here is what our collective investment promotes:

Personalized education

Whittier’s teaching-first professors lead classroom experiences with transformational instruction tailored to each Poet.

The liberal arts

The College has an unwavering commitment to a traditional, residential learning experience with a practical connection to career readiness.

A welcoming setting

Our lovely campus with historic buildings and sustainable landscapes features a friendly, inclusive culture. As a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Whittier is committed to respecting all cultures while celebrating individual contributions from everyone.

Mission and values

Whittier pairs Quaker values and beloved traditions of service and leadership with a mission-driven commitment to affordability. 

Social mobility

The College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 10 liberal arts colleges achieving social mobility for its graduates. 

Vision for the future

Whittier’s short-range strategic plan aims to solidify enrollment and fundraising for years to come, with generous trustees leading the way.

Compassionate leadership

The College’s leadership unites the common threads of the Whittier community: students, alumni, faculty, staff, the City of Whittier and the local business community. 

Poet Pride

Alumni who love their school — and who want a Whittier College that helps current graduates deliver on dreams as it did for them. 

The world needs Whittier College. Now, Whittier College needs us.

Join and broaden our supportive community that preserves and protects what we’ve built. Sustain the highly personalized residential liberal arts experience that has transformed so many lives over generations. Your support will allow us to uphold Whittier's commitment to student scholarships, faculty excellence, athletics, and challenging, interactive courses.

Help raise $20 million for current operating needs over the next five years.