Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs. Whitworth offers small, intimate classroom setting where 83 percent of classes have fewer than 30 students. Whitworth's community of teacher-scholars is committed to rigorous and open intellectual inquiry and to the integration of Christian faith and learning.‌

International students are an important and active part of the Whitworth community. Current Whitworth international students come from 35 countries and every major continent. Whitworth values a diverse student body and strives to provide an excellent mind-and-heart education and a welcoming, supportive community for all students. The Whitworth International Education Center, located in Hendrick Hall, offers support and services to the university's international students. The IEC also hosts international-oriented events and provides an inviting place for students to study and interact with classmates and staff. 

ISEP students studying at Whitworth in the Fall Semester are welcome to extend their stay to be on campus forthe Jan term, a one-month period where students take one intensive course. Jan Term is only applicable to students studying at Whitworht in the Fall Semester; it is not available for Spring Semester students. Contact your ISEP Advisor for more information. 

Read a blog post by an exchange student who studied at Whitworth!



Standard, double room (shared). 


Meal plan includes unlimited use of dining hall during normal operating hours.

Please note that no meal benefits are provided when dining hall is closed during summer and winter breaks between Spring and Fall semesters.

*Calendar Year students are not eligible for ISEP housing or meal benefits over the summer break

Course Description

To find courses, visit the online catalog here and use the login information provided. Then read these instructions on how to search for courses. Fall course schedules are typically posted in May; Spring course schedules are typically posted in October. 

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Jacki D'Amico 703-504-9977 | Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    African-American Studies French Studies German Studies Latin American Studies United States Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology: Recommended!

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Biophysics Botany/Plant Biology Genetics Microbiology and Immunology Physiology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication:

    Digital Communication and Media Intercultural Communication Mass Communication/Media Studies Public Relations Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Artificial Intelligence Computer Applications Programming

  • Education:

    Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Athletic Training Health and Wellness Nursing Science Nutrition Sciences Pathology

  • History: Recommended!

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations Asian History European History History, Other Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • International/Global Studies:

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics


  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Environmental Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Biblical Studies Christian Studies Ethics Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astronomy Astrophysics Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology: Recommended!

    Behavioral Sciences Biopsychology Clinical Psychology Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Counseling Psychology Developmental and Child Psychology Educational Psychology

  • Social Sciences: Recommended!

    Anthropology Geography Political Science and Government Sociology

  • Sports Studies:

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science Sport and Fitness Management Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Acting Art History Art Studies Ceramics Dance Design and Visual Communications Digital Arts Drama and Theatre Arts Drawing Graphic Design Music Pedagogy Music Performance Music Technology Music Theory and Composition Musicology and Ethnomusicology Painting Photography Sculpture

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 79
  • IELTS Score: 6.5

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Whitworth is willing to accept Duolingo English test as an alternative to other English assessments such as TOEFL and IELTS. 

Certain syllabi may be available in advance to prospective students; contact your ISEP Student Advisor. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA: All non-U.S. citizens will be required to obtain a visa. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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