Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University
Seattle Pacific Univers...
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Independent Colleges of Washington - Key facts for Guidance Counselors

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Presented at ten sites across Washington to guidance counselors attending Washington Council for High School - College Relations workshops.

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  • 90–100% acceptance rate to professional health graduate schools over 10+ yearsBegan accepting the Common Application exclusively in 2009New Programs: Global Development Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Appropriate & Sustainable Engineering, Music Therapy29% of new students came from ethnically diverse backgrounds, 11% more than in 20083 athletes received coveted and competitive NCAA Post-Graduate ScholarshipsAthletics program among the top 25 programs in all of NCAA Division II, Director’s Cup
  • Independent Colleges of Washington - Key facts for Guidance Counselors

    1. 1. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success at Washington’s Independent Colleges
    2. 2. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success • Diversity in student body, mission, and location • High quality, with personalized programs and small classes • Graduating successful students, on time and prepared for the future • Affordable with strong financial aid
    3. 3. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success • Nearly 40,000 students enrolled each year • About 2/3rds are from Washington state • Representing 50 states and 90 countries • From all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
    4. 4. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success Liberal arts prepare students for a rapidly changing world Well rounded programs that emphasize • Critical thinking • Communication • Leadership • Ethics • Service
    5. 5. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success Personalized to the strengths of each student 13:1 Student/Faculty ratio with instruction by professors in small classes
    6. 6. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Over 90% of students receive financial aid at Independent Colleges Nearly 80% is need-based 25%: Federal Pell Grant 20%: State Need Grant (of resident undergrads) Opportunity, Choice, Success
    7. 7. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success Institutional Aid: $12,900 State Grant Aid: $7,700 Federal Grant Aid: $6,750 Work Study: $2,700 Federal Loans: $7,500 Total Aid: $ 37,550 Tuition: $27,100 Room and Board: $8,000 Books, Tech, Misc: $4,200 Cost of Attendance: $ 39,300 Sources: ICW FA Survey, WFAA, IPEDS 0 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 14,000 16,000 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 2000-2001 1999-2000 With Generous Increases in Grant Aid, Net Tuition Has Remained Nearly Constant in 2010 Dollars Average Institutional Grant adjusted to 2010 dollars Average Federal/State/Loca l Grant adjusted to 2010 dollars Net Tuition (Grants only, adjusted for constant 2010 dollars)
    8. 8. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success • Independent Colleges award nearly a quarter of baccalaureate and higher degrees in the state • Nearly 80% of students who graduate do so in 4 years or less
    9. 9. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Opportunity, Choice, Success Nearly 80% of students who graduate do so in 4 years or less 30% of teaching certificates, with 40% of math and science 35% of BS and MS Nurses 50% of K-12 administrator & counselors 50% business degrees
    10. 10. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University • Planning Calendars • Financial Aid • Essays • Standardized Tests • Spanish Translation • Community College Transfers Opportunity, Choice, Success
    11. 11. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Facebook.com/IndependentCollegesWA Twitter.com/ICW Scholarships for students attending ICW colleges Public Policy Information on www.ICWashington.org Opportunity, Choice, Success
    12. 12. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Gonzaga University Heritage University Pacific Lutheran University Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University Seattle University University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University Whitman College Whitworth University Gonzaga University www.gonzaga.edu (800) 322-2584 Heritage University www.heritage.edu (888) 272-6190 Pacific Lutheran University www.plu.edu (800) 274-6758 Saint Martin’s University www.stmartin.edu (800) 368-8803 Seattle Pacific University www.spu.edu (800) 366-3344 Seattle University www.seattleu.edu (800) 426-7123 University of Puget Sound www.pugetsound.edu (800) 396-7191 Walla Walla University www.wallawalla.edu (800) 541-8900 Whitman College www.whitman.edu (877) 462-9448 Whitworth University www.whitworth.edu (800) 533-4668 Opportunity, Choice, Success
    13. 13. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Whitman College Walla Walla, WA  Founded 1882. Enrollment: 1,450 from 45 states and 30 nations; Student-faculty ratio: 10:1; Average class size:16. About 75 percent of Whitman students live on campus.  Overall graduation rate of 89 percent and first-year to sophomore retention rate of 94 percent – both among the highest in the nation.  Facilities reflect Whitman’s excellence and devotion to students: the library, health center and computer labs are open 24/7, a $15.5 million renovation to the athletic center was completed in 2009, and renovation to the Harper Joy Theatre is under way.  Award-winning students include 47 Fulbright Scholars, 10 Watson Fellows, seven Udall Scholars, four Truman Scholars, four National Science Foundation Fellows and one Rhodes Scholar since 1999.
    14. 14. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Gonzaga University •Gonzaga University has named its first non-Jesuit president, Dr. Thayne McCulloh. Dr. McCulloh is a graduate of Gonzaga University and of Oxford University. He has worked at GU for the past 20 years. •Gonzaga University enrolled 1120 first-year students; the strongest academic class in its history •Gonzaga’s School of Engineering and Applied Science ranks 17th in the country for undergraduate programs and its PACCAR building received “Gold” LEED certification for energy efficiency. •40% of GU students study abroad!
    15. 15. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University • 90–100% acceptance rate to professional health graduate schools over 10+ years • Began accepting the Common Application exclusively in 2009 • New Programs: Global Development Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Appropriate & Sustainable Engineering, Music Therapy • 29% of new students came from ethnically diverse backgrounds, 11% more than in 2008 • 3 athletes received coveted and competitive NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships • Athletics program among the top 25 programs in all of NCAA Division II, Director’s Cup
    16. 16. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University Seattle UniversityNew at Seattle U for 2010/11:  Increased numbers of freshman merit scholarships are available. Visit seattleu.edu/admissions/undergraduate to see how you qualify.  An expanded Lemieux Library & Learning Commons opens fall 2010.  A new fitness center and residence hall are currently under construction.  SU ranks 6th “Best Regional University” in the West by US News. The Albers School of Business ranks in the top 50 of private schools in the country, and Engineering finishes in the top 50 of programs without a doctorate. SU By the Numbers :  3 out of 4 students engage in community service.  90% of freshman return for their sophomore year.  More than 500 students study abroad in 45 countries each year.  8 SU students in the last 8 years have received the Truman Scholarship. Freshman class middle 50%  GPA average 3.4.-3.9  SAT composite 1570- 1900  ACT composite 23-29
    17. 17. Gonzaga University  Heritage University  Pacific Lutheran University  Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University  Seattle University  University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University  Whitman College  Whitworth University …a residential liberal arts college, with students from 48 states and 16 countries, devoted to: Academic Excellence 68 Puget Sound students spent the last summer conducting original research, while 11 recent graduates traveled overseas on teaching and research fellowships. Puget Sound will host the National Race & Pedagogy Conference for the second time this October, gathering experts, academics, and community leaders from around the country. Environmental Responsibility Construction on the Center for Health Sciences, designed to LEED silver standards is underway. This adds to the LEED silver certified Thompson-Harned Science Building, and our Live Green House, a student residence designed to meet LEED gold certification standards, already on campus Civic Engagement This fall, Puget Sound was awarded the 2010 Community Partnership Award by the Cross District Association of Tacoma. In recent years, Tacoma has honored the college and our faculty with awards for Poet Laureate, Tacoma Green Partnership, and Community Partner of the Year, recognizing our commitment to outreach, research, and service within the community. www.pugetsound.edu

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