Walla Walla University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Graduation Rate, Financial Aid & More

Walla Walla University Church Steeple
Walla Walla University Church Steeple. Willy Logan / Wikimedia Commons

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 Percentile

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,894 (1,700 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,982
  • Books: $825 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,350
  • Other Expenses: $2,976
  • Total Cost: $38,133

Walla Walla University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,547
    • Loans: $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, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Basketball, Volleyball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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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..."

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