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Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla, WA 4-Year Public
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Walla Walla Community College Tuition Information

In 2003, tuition for full-time students at Walla Walla Community College was $4,965 a year for in-state students and $6,306 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until after graduation.

For information on Walla Walla Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

Does Walla Walla Community College Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Walla Walla Community College is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $4,965 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to check your state's rules for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Tuition for International Students at Walla Walla Community College

Tuition at Walla Walla Community College is the same for every student.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or Walla Walla Community College-specific aid and scholarships.


Walla Walla Community College Room, Board, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Walla Walla Community College.

House and Food Costs at Walla Walla Community College

Housing and campus dining at Walla Walla Community College is $7,944 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Walla Walla Community College's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Walla Walla Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider the cost of off-campus housing when estimating the actual cost of different schools

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on the number of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Walla Walla Community College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.

The Cost of Transportation at Walla Walla Community College

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation.

Where are a college is located can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in a city could be expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. Walla Walla Community Collegeis in a town in Washington.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.


The Full Cost of Attending Walla Walla Community College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Walla Walla Community College.

How Much Does Walla Walla Community College Cost?

What will the cost of attending Walla Walla Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $4,965
Out-of-State Tuition $6,306
Room and Board $7,944
Other expenses $1,800

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Walla Walla Community College Financial Aid


Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Walla Walla Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Walla Walla Community College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Walla Walla Community College Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Walla Walla Community College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Walla Walla Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Walla Walla Community College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Walla Walla Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Walla Walla Community College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Walla Walla Community College offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does Walla Walla Community College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

Walla Walla Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and supporting students.

For more information about Walla Walla Community College's endowment, check with the school directly.


Learn More About Walla Walla Community College


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Walla Walla Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,029

In State

$15,370

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,965
$6,306
Fees
$120
$120
Housing
$7,944
$7,944
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Walla Walla Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,940

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,085

Out-of-State

$6,426

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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