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?
- 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.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Walla Walla U has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Walla Walla University?
Contact details for Walla Walla U are given below.
|Address:||204 S College Ave, College Place, WA 99324-1198|
How Do I Get Into Walla Walla U?
You can apply to Walla Walla U online at: apply.wallawalla.edu
Can I Afford Walla Walla University?
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
There are also 181 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,528 full-time undergraduates at Walla Walla U, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Walla Walla University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||38|
|Hispanic or Latino||278|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Walla Walla U has changed over the last few years.
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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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