Walla Walla University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4171 of 14,131 In the World
#1181 of 2,597 In North America
#1107 of 2,496 In the United States
#17 of 57 In Washington

Quick Review

Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
55%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,598 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,545
Graduates
192
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Walla Walla University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,373 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

243 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Walla Walla University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 981 (57%)
Hispanic 328 (19%)
Two or more races 153 (9%)
Nonresident Alien 103 (6%)
Asian 95 (5%)
Black or African American 39 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 25 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,598/year
Average aid awarded
$15,596
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,278
$30-48K $16,772
$48-75K $21,907
$75-110K $24,931
$110K+ $26,717

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $28,908$23,580
Tuition in-state $28,908$23,580
Tuition out-of-state $28,908$23,580
Fee in-district $1,023$261
Fee in-state $1,023$261
Fee out-of-state $1,023$261

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,277
Combined charge for room and board $8,469
Room charge $4,554
Meal charge $3,915

Walla Walla University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Social Work 7 86
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 67
Business & Commerce, General 9 21
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 25
Computer Engineering, General 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 16 2
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 18
Civil Engineering, General 17
Psychology, General 14
Industrial and Product Design 2 11
General Studies 11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 9
Computer Engineering, Other 9
Computer Science 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 7
English Language and Literature, General 7
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 7
Theology & Theological Studies 7
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 6
Mathematics, General 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Art & Art Studies, General 5
Biochemistry 5
History, General 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Curriculum and Instruction 4
Education, General 4
Music, General 4
Radio and Television 4
Religion & Religious Studies 4
Counseling Psychology 3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 3
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other 3
Sociology, General 3
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies & Technicians, Other 3
Engineering, General 2
Forensic Psychology 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
Physics, General 2
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 1
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 1
Biophysics 1
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 1
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other 1
Graphic Design 1
Information Science & Studies 1
Public Health Education and Promotion 1
Grand Total 34 354 99
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 59% 58% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
175
Citations
3,330

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
43 / 762
Engineering
42 / 118
Chemistry
39 / 186
Biology
34 / 2,142
Physics
32 / 47
Environmental Science
30 / 1,037
Materials Science
26 / 36
Medicine
21 / 114
Psychology
15 / 411
Structural Engineering
14 / 46
Sociology
13 / 37
Botany
12 / 1,893
Ecology
9 / 830
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
9 / 5
Demography
9 / 569
Geography and Cartography
7 / 36
Mathematics
7 / 93
Political Science
7 / 96
Geology
7 / 114
Art & Design
6 / 260
Biochemistry
6 / 135
Zoology
6 / 46
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
5 / 54
Math Teachers
5 / 76
Computer Science
5 / 7
History
5 / 0
Business
4 / 91
Health Science
4 / 4
Social Psychology
4 / 263
Economics
4 / 19
Education Majors
4 / 62
Clinical Psychology
4 / 53
Oceanography
4 / 148
Gender Studies
3 / 25
Creative Writing
3 / 255
Optical Engineering
3 / 8
Environmental Management
3 / 6
Inorganic Chemistry
3 / 5
Animal Science
3 / 257
Law
3 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 41
1992 1 38
1993 2 39
1994 1 76
1995 0 33
1996 8 64
1997 3 49
1998 4 26
1999 3 59
2000 3 61
2001 4 77
2002 1 62
2003 3 57
2004 3 68
2005 2 101
2006 6 70
2007 5 99
2008 6 110
2009 3 145
2010 5 135
2011 7 146
2012 6 184
2013 4 188
2014 6 152
2015 11 149
2016 4 159
2017 8 146
2018 7 141
2019 11 143
2020 11 172
2021 8 179

Notable alumni

  1. Jeri Ellsworth

    Jeri Ellsworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    inventorauthorcomputer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Jeri Janet Ellsworth is an American entrepreneur, computer chip designer and inventor. She gained fame in 2004 for creating a complete Commodore 64 emulator system on a chip housed within a joystick, called Commodore 30-in-1 Direct to TV. It runs 30 video games from the 1980s, and at peak, sold over 70,000 units in a single day via the QVC shopping channel.

  2. Pamela C. Rasmussen

    Pamela C. Rasmussen
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    ornithologistuniversity teacherzoologist
    Biography

    Pamela Cecile Rasmussen is a prominent American ornithologist and expert on Asian birds. She was formerly a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and is based at the Michigan State University. She is associated with other major centers of research in the United States and the United Kingdom.

General info

Alternative names WWC
Walla Walla College
Founded 1892
Motto A community of faith and discovery committed to excellence in thought, generosity in service, beauty in expression and faith in God
Colors forest green, mountain ash, orange-red
Academic Calendar September to August (September - December; January-March; March-June; June August)
Total FTE staff 272
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 204 S College Ave
College Place, Washington, 99324-1198
United States
City population 10,000
Phone 5095272615
Fax +1 (509) 527 2253

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