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Walla Walla University Overview

Walla Walla University is a private not-for-profit institution located in College Place, Washington. College Place is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Walla Walla University Known For?

369 Undergraduate Awards
$28,369 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The student loan default rate at Walla Walla U is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Walla Walla U is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Walla Walla U bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $46,400 a year. That's about 14% more than their peers at other schools.

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Walla Walla University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Walla Walla U.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Health/Medical Prep Programs Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Walla Walla U has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#69 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#103 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Walla Walla University?

Location of Walla Walla University

Contact details for Walla Walla U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 204 S College Ave, College Place, WA 99324-1198
Phone: 509-527-2615
Website: www.wallawalla.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wallawallau
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wwutournaments

How Do I Get Into Walla Walla U?

You can apply to Walla Walla U online at: apply.wallawalla.edu

Walla Walla University has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Walla Walla University?

$28,369 Net Price
62% Take Out Loans
4.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Walla Walla U is $28,369. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Walla Walla U, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $8,401 a year. That adds up to $33,604 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Walla Walla U is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Walla Walla University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,528 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,650 undergraduate students at Walla Walla U, with 1,528 being full-time and 122 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Walla Walla U

There are also 181 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,528 full-time undergraduates at Walla Walla U, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Walla Walla U

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Walla Walla University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Walla Walla U Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 38
Hispanic or Latino 278
White 908
International Students 86
Other Races/Ethnicities 142

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Walla Walla University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at Walla Walla U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Walla Walla University

12 Took All Classes Online
127 Took At Least One Class Online
160.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 127 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Walla Walla U has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Walla Walla U

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Walla Walla University was 160.0%. This is the #274 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Walla Walla U regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Walla Walla University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Social Work 0 14 91 105
Nursing 0 55 0 55
General Business/Commerce 6 39 0 45
General Engineering 0 42 0 42
General Biology 0 21 6 27
Health Sciences & Services 0 19 0 19
General Psychology 0 19 0 19
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 15 0 15
Design & Applied Arts 1 12 0 13
Communication & Media Studies 1 6 4 11
Romance Languages 0 11 0 11
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 8 0 8
History 0 8 0 8
Air Transportation 0 8 0 8
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 7 0 7
Physics 0 7 0 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 7
Computer Science 0 6 0 6
Mathematics 0 6 0 6
Biomedical Engineering 0 5 0 5
Public Health 0 5 0 5
Religious Studies 0 5 0 5
General Education 0 0 4 4
General English Literature 0 4 0 4
Health/Medical Prep Programs 4 0 0 4
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 3 0 4
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 1 3 4
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 4 0 4
Music 0 4 0 4
Information Science 0 3 0 3
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 3 0 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
Sociology 0 2 0 2
International Business 0 1 0 1
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 1 1
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 1 0 1
Dental Support Services 1 0 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1 0 1
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Communication Sciences 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 17 352 109 478

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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