Walla Walla University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: Washington


Walla Walla University is a private college affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Despite its name, the college is located in College Place, Washington. Walla Walla is three miles away. The school is a master's degree granting institution, but the primary focus is on undergraduates working towards a bachelor's degree. Professional fields of engineering, nursing, and business are the most popular majors among undergraduates. Founded in 1892, Walla Walla University takes its Seventh-day Adventist history seriously, and Christian values are central to the school's vision and philosophy. The Walla Walla Wolves compete in NAIA athletics.

Most Popular Majors

Business, Engineering, Nursing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1800
Total Grad Students: 251
Undergraduate Students: 1549
Faculty: 126

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Percent Male: 50%
Percent Female: 50%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 24%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

204 S College Ave
College Place Washington 99324


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 26
English 19 26
Math 18 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 89%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -89%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1068

Other Expenses: 3045

Room and Board: 5151

Tuition and Fees: 23454

Total Cost: 32718

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7378

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 93%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 60%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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