Frequently Asked Questions
I'd like to visit the Whitman school, how do I set that up?
What is the Whitman undergraduate class profile?
Where does Whitman rank against similar programs?
What are typical class sizes?
Are faculty available for questions and help?
What is the IMPRESS program?
The new Goodman IMPRESS program launched in 2014 is designed to provide all Whitman undergraduates with the skills and experiences employers seek including leadership, communications, certifications, global context and industry exploration. All incoming students are placed in one of four “houses” where they experience healthy competition as they develop their extracurricular skills, under the direction of four committed and excellent House Masters who teach the introductory business course, and serve as their first Faculty Mentor, along with outstanding sophomore/junior Peer Facilitators.
Who helps Whitman students obtain internships and with their job search?
What business classes will I take my first two years at Whitman?
How and when do I register for my first semester classes?
What Study Abroad opportunities are available?
Can I pursue two majors?
Students at Whitman can have double majors, triple majors, dual majors (a major at Whitman and one in another school/college, such as Newhouse) and/or minors. For more information, visit the dual degrees website or call the Undergraduation Office at (315) 443-2361.
What is a dual major? What dual degrees are available?
Does the Whitman School provide financial aid?
What is the Whitman Leadership Scholars Program?
The Whitman Leadership Scholar Program awards scholarships and special opportunities to high school seniors who excel academically and are highly engaged in their community. These select students receive a merit based scholarship, receive an early notification of admission, are recognized at a dinner for admitted Whitman Leadership Scholars, and enjoy special opportunities as Whitman students including the following:
- Admission invitation into the Renée Crown University Honors Program
- Research opportunities with Whitman faculty
- Opportunities to tutor Whitman students through our Beta Gamma Sigma honorary business society
- Special opportunities to meet visiting executives and speakers
- Involvement in student committees and leadership initiatives
Students are selected for this award based on their Syracuse University Application. If you would like to be considered as a Whitman Leadership Scholar, contact Carol Heil, Whitman School Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, firstname.lastname@example.org.