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Walla Walla University

College Place, WA 4-Year Private

About Walla Walla University

Walla Walla University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of College Place, WA

Founded in 1892, Walla Walla University currently enrolls around 1,864 students a year, including 1,683 undergrads. The institution runs on a quarter academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Walla Walla University

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.57

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Walla Walla University Acceptance Rate

Admission to Walla Walla University is moderately difficult. Walla Walla University accepts around 0 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.57 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Walla Walla University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 388 students who started at Walla Walla University as first-time freshman, 113 graduate within four years.

Walla Walla University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 59 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 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.

Based on this information, how does Walla Walla University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Walla Walla University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

204 South College Avenue College Place, WA 99324

Campus Setting: Small Town

Walla Walla University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Walla Walla University ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


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Walla Walla University SAT Scores


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Walla Walla University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Walla Walla University is like? There are approximately 1,864 students enrolled at Walla Walla University, including 1,683 undergraduate students and 181 graduate students. 93% 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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