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Walla Walla University

College Place, WA 4-Year Private
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About Walla Walla University

Walla Walla University Overview

Walla Walla University is a private, religious school in a small town setting in College Place, Washington. Walla Walla University was founded in 1892 and enrolls 1,545 undergrads and no graduate students. Walla Walla University provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Walla Walla University!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Walla Walla University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Walla Walla University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Walla Walla University does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Walla Walla University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Walla Walla University on the Student Life page.

2022 Walla Walla University Facts At-A-Glance
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Average GPA 3.6
Tuition $29,487
Percent of Need Met 93%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $25,676

Is Walla Walla University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Walla Walla University offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Walla Walla University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 78% of students who start at Walla Walla University return the next year. 59% of Walla Walla University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Walla Walla University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Walla Walla University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Walla Walla University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Walla Walla University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Walla Walla University meets 93% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Walla Walla University full-time are awarded $25,676 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $35,777 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Walla Walla University.

Based on this information, how does Walla Walla University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Walla Walla University a good school for you?

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Where is Walla Walla University Located?

Walla Walla University is located in the small town setting of College Place, Washington.

If you would like to see Walla Walla University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 12 to College Place, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Walla Walla Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Walla Walla University and College Place are like without leaving home.

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College Info

204 South College Avenue College Place, WA 99324

Campus Setting: Small Town

Walla Walla University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Walla Walla University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Walla Walla University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Walla Walla University is like? There are approximately 1,545 students enrolled at Walla Walla University. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 36% percent are from WA and 64% percent of students are from other states.


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