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Walla Walla University Admissions

If you want to apply to Walla Walla University, the application fee is $40.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Walla Walla University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Walla Walla University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered

Applying Early to Walla Walla University?

Walla Walla University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Walla Walla University?

Walla Walla University is a moderately difficult school to get into.

In 2021, Walla Walla University **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Walla Walla University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Walla Walla University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Walla Walla University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Walla Walla University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Walla Walla University must submit the following items. Double check with Walla Walla University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Other Requirements Personal reference
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Walla Walla University?

Students admitted to Walla Walla University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 84% submitted a class rank. At Walla Walla University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 65% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Walla Walla University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 84%

Walla Walla University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Walla Walla University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Walla Walla University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Walla Walla University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Walla Walla University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

Walla Walla University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Walla Walla University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Walla Walla University.

Does Walla Walla University accept transfer credits?

Walla Walla University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Walla Walla University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests

Does Walla Walla University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Walla Walla University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Walla Walla University?

Walla Walla University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Walla Walla University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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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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Walla Walla University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Walla Walla University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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