Walla Walla University: Statistics

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#4412 of 14,131 In the World
#1249 of 2,597 In North America
#1173 of 2,496 In the United States
#22 of 57 In Washington
#4826 of 5,684 For Paleontology
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Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$25,421 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,402
Graduates
182
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Walla Walla University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Walla Walla University has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

383 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

99 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 demographics by race or ethnicity

White 838 (53%)
Hispanic 317 (20%)
Two or more races 163 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 109 (7%)
Asian 65 (4%)
Black or African American 47 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 31 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Walla Walla University is $25,421 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$25,421/year
Average aid awarded
$16,912
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,684
$30-48K $18,648
$48-75K $21,501
$75-110K $25,461
$110K+ $28,650

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,487$24,048
Tuition in-state $29,487$24,048
Tuition out-of-state $29,487$24,048
Fee in-district $1,044$300
Fee in-state $1,044$300
Fee out-of-state $1,044$300

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 1,277
Combined charge for room and board $8,643
Room charge $4,650
Meal charge $3,993

Walla Walla University majors

Walla Walla University has granted 329 bachelor's degrees across 45 programs and 105 master's across 6 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Walla Walla University.

Major Associate Bachelor Master
Social Work 12 82
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 66
Business & Commerce, General 5 21
Mechanical Engineering 25
Business Administration and Management, General 21
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 13 3
Industrial and Product Design 2 14
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 14
Psychology, General 13
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 12
History, General 11
Education, General 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
General Studies 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 7
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 7
Art & Art Studies, General 6
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 6
Radio and Television 6
Theology & Theological Studies 6
Civil Engineering, General 5
Counseling Psychology 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 4
Computer Science 4
Engineering, General 4
Computer Engineering, General 3
Curriculum and Instruction 3
Mass Communication & Media Studies 3
Mathematics, General 3
Music, General 3
Public Relations & Image Management 3
Biochemistry 2
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other 2
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 2
French Language and Literature 2
Graphic Design 1 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 2
Music Pedagogy 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Physics, General 2
Public Health Education and Promotion 2
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 1
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 1
Chemistry, General 1
Forensic Psychology 1
Information Science & Studies 1
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Sociology, General 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies & Technicians, Other 1
Grand Total 27 329 105

Walla Walla University has a graduation rate of 64%, which is among the 34% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 64% 61% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Walla Walla University has published 321 scientific papers with 3,303 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Medicine, Geology, and Quantum and Particle physics.

Publications
321
Citations
3,303

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
162 / 1,223
Environmental Science
156 / 2,413
Biology
155 / 2,863
Chemistry
136 / 2,052
Engineering
129 / 992
Physics
119 / 930
Computer Science
109 / 581
Medicine
98 / 1,495
Geology
85 / 2,117
Quantum and Particle physics
79 / 471
Ecology
79 / 2,107
Philosophy
78 / 266
Geography and Cartography
76 / 601
History
73 / 268
Political Science
70 / 307
Law
66 / 306
Sociology
65 / 815
Materials Science
64 / 324
Mathematics
62 / 423
Biochemistry
62 / 1,733
Paleontology
60 / 1,831
Genetics
57 / 1,672
Organic Chemistry
55 / 1,022
Psychology
51 / 301
Archaeology
50 / 216
Art & Design
48 / 1,308
Linguistics
43 / 178
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
38 / 207
Statistics
36 / 365
Optical Engineering
35 / 414
Metallurgical Engineering
35 / 235
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
34 / 1,395
Business
34 / 65
Mechanical Engineering
34 / 113
Botany
33 / 1,714
Structural Engineering
30 / 77
Oceanography
30 / 1,441
Telecommunications
29 / 87
Electrical Engineering
27 / 75
Economics
25 / 78

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 26
1991 2 27
1992 2 20
1993 2 27
1994 2 38
1995 2 21
1996 10 31
1997 2 26
1998 4 15
1999 3 42
2000 2 44
2001 4 55
2002 1 42
2003 9 39
2004 4 47
2005 2 60
2006 6 53
2007 6 57
2008 10 92
2009 6 109
2010 5 95
2011 9 112
2012 7 156
2013 4 163
2014 11 158
2015 15 145
2016 6 176
2017 10 149
2018 12 147
2019 13 176
2020 15 153
2021 18 192
2022 15 213
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Notable alumni

  1. Jeri Ellsworth

    Jeri Ellsworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineerinventorauthorentrepreneur
    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 64)
    Enrolled in Walla Walla University
    Studied in 1983
    Occupations
    ornithologistzoologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Pamela Cecile Rasmussen is an 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 255
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

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