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IPEDS ID: 236896
OPE ID: 00379900
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Walla Walla University
204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198
General information:  (509) 527-2615
Website:  www.wallawalla.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,940 (1,710 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  10 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty12262
Instructional12262
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$23,454$23,898$24,900$25,3771.9%
Books and supplies$1,068$1,068$1,101$1,1252.2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,151$5,595$5,853$5,9702.0%
Other$3,045$3,225$3,105$3,1983.0%
Off Campus
Room and board--$5,853$5,9702.0%
Other--$3,105$3,1983.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other--$3,105$3,1983.0%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$32,718$33,786$34,959$35,6702.0%
Off Campus$24,522$24,966$34,959$35,6702.0%
Off Campus with Family$24,522$24,966$29,106$29,7002.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$20,160
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2011-2012
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid136099%————
Grant or scholarship aid35898%$4,251,297$11,875
Federal grants9426%$395,372$4,206
Pell grants9426%$376,472$4,005
Other federal grants185%$18,900$1,050
State/local government grant or scholarships72%$53,391$7,627
Institutional grants or scholarships35898%$3,802,534$10,622
Student loan aid21058%$1,489,970$7,095
Federal student loans20957%$1,261,180$6,034
Other student loans3710%$228,790$6,184
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,52295%$13,337,381$8,763
Pell grants53633%$2,161,979$4,034
Federal student loans1,21576%$13,505,708$11,116
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2009-20102010-20112011-2012
Average net price$23,164$22,932$21,911
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2009-20102010-20112011-2012
$0 – $30,000$17,051$17,708$18,486
$30,001 – $48,000$19,366$17,591$20,389
$48,001 – $75,000$21,784$22,297$21,539
$75,001 – $110,000$23,719$25,193$22,726
$110,001 and more$21,161$26,432$22,566
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment1,940
Undergraduate enrollment1,710
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment113
Graduate enrollment230
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 73%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 90%
25 and over: 10%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 30%
Out-of-state: 66%
Foreign countries: 4%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 90%
Part-time: 10%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,051448603
Percent admitted93%91%94%
Percent admitted who enrolled40%45%37%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT24562%
ACT21555%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading460600
SAT Math460600
SAT Writing450570
ACT Composite2027
ACT English2027
ACT Math1826
ACT Writing68
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 83%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 73 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 51%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 24%
6-year: 53%
8-year: 57%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 48%
Female: 52%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 58%
Black or African American: 43%
Hispanic/Latino: 38%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 25%
White: 55%
Non-resident alien: 29%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry-2-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-173
Biophysics-0-
Category total-193
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Commerce, General037-
Category total037-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General-0-
International and Intercultural Communication-0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies-9-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-6-
Category total-15-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General01-
Computer Science-1-
Category total02-
Education
Curriculum and Instruction--5
Education, General--5
Elementary Education and Teaching-30-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-4-
Category total-3410
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-2-
Engineering, General-28-
Category total-30-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-5-
Category total-5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics-0-
French Language and Literature-1-
Spanish Language and Literature-5-
Category total-6-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other1--
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-12-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other00-
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies0--
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies6--
Public Health Education and Promotion-1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-63-
Category total876-
History
History, General-12-
Category total-12-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-0-
Category total-0-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-2-
Category total-2-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician00-
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other-0-
Category total00-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-1-
Environmental Studies-2-
Category total-3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies-5-
Category total-5-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-1-
Physics, General-3-
Category total-4-
Psychology
Counseling Psychology--5
Forensic Psychology-1-
Psychology, General-70
Category total-85
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-12109
Category total-12109
Social Sciences
Sociology-0-
Category total-0-
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies-8-
Category total-8-
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew01-
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations-2-
Category total03-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General-3-
Design and Applied Arts, Other-1-
Graphic Design04-
Industrial and Product Design-9-
Music Pedagogy-0-
Music Performance, General-1-
Music, General-4-
Category total022-
Grand total8303127
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division II MenWomen
Basketball1915
Soccer22
Softball15
Volleyball12
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 4/1/1932 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1963 -  Accredited
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2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary361
Motor vehicle theft013
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary240
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate4.6%5.3%
Number in default2328
Number in repayment492519
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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