Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California, United States. As of January 2009, the college has approximately 1,540 enrolled students. The liberal arts university was founded in 1887 by members of the Religious Society of Friends, thanks to the generosity and efforts of local business leaders Washington Hadley and Aubrey Wardman. It was named after Friends poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Student athletes at Whittier College are still known as the Poets in his honor. Whittier College is one of the more diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, serving...
|Location:|| Whittier, California
|School type:||Private school|