Resources › For Students and Parents Walla Walla University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Graduation Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Walla Walla University Church Steeple. Willy Logan / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 11, 2017 Walla Walla University Description: 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. Admissions Data (2016): Walla Walla University Acceptance Rate: 62%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 600SAT Math: 460 / 610SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 20 / 27ACT English: 19 / 27ACT Math: 18 / 26ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,894 (1,700 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female93% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $26,982Books: $825 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,350Other Expenses: $2,976Total Cost: $38,133 Walla Walla University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 60%Average Amount of AidGrants: $13,547Loans: $6,843 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business, Engineering, Nursing Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%6-Year Graduation Rate: 54% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, BasketballWomen's Sports: Softball, Basketball, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Walla Walla University, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Washington: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSeattle University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWhitworth University: Profile Oregon State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Washington - Bothell Campus: Profile Western Washington University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOakwood University: Profile Seattle Pacific University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Walla Walla Statement of Philosophy: see the complete mission statement at https://wallawalla.edu/about-wwu/general-information/our-mission/ "Walla Walla University is founded on Christian teachings and values as understood and appreciated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Central to these teachings is the belief that every person is created in the image of God as a being of inestimable value and worth, imbued with powers of intelligence, stewardship, and creativity akin to those of the Creator..."