Walla Walla University

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Walla Walla University, sometimes referred to as WWU, is a liberal arts university located in College Place, Washington, not far from Walla Walla. It offers a large selection of technical, professional and academic programs for aspiring students. The university was established in 1892, its current President is John McVay and it’s affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventists. The Edward F. Cross School of Engineering is professionally accredited by the ABET.

WWU offers over 36 bachelor’s degree, 7 master’s degrees, and one associate degree program.

Annual enrollment at WWU exceeds 1,500 students. The school is regionally accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and denominationally accredited by the Seventh-day Adventist Board of Regents.

The largest student organization at the university is the Associated Students of Walla Walla University, more commonly referred to as ASWWU. This organization is responsible for operating the yearly Mountain Ash publication (a collection of student art and photography), the The Collegian (the student newspaper), the Mask (a student directory), and an online radio station. Other clubs are sponsored by individual student dormitories (both boys and girls). The Omicron Pi Sigma (OPS) is the men’s dormitory club and the Aleph Gimel Ain (AGA) is the name of the women’s dormitory club.

WWU also sponsors a hockey team, “The Pack”, which competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association as well as other sports teams and organizations.

General Information

Admission Office

204 South College Avenue

College Place, WA 99324-3000

(509) 527-2327

(800) 541-8900

Fax: (509) 527-2397

[email protected]

Contact: Dallas Weis

Director for Admissions/International Student Advisor
Main Address

204 South College Avenue

College Place, WA 99324-3000

(800) 541-8900

www.wallawalla.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,563

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 315

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,555

Graduate enrollment: 237

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $21,114 $21,936 $22,794 $23,454 +2.90%
Books and Supplies $990 $1,014 $1,068 $1,068 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,116 $4,320 $5,010 $5,151 +2.81%
Other $2,901 $2,946 $3,045 $3,045 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,755 $5,055 $5,253 $5,151 -1.94%
Other $1,701 $1,746 $1,836 $3,045 +65.85%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $29,121 $30,216 $31,917 $32,718 +2.51%
In-state Off Campus $28,560 $29,751 $30,951 $32,718 +5.71%
In-state with Family $22,104 $22,950 $23,862 $24,522 +2.77%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $18,900
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,900
Out-of-state Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 295 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 290 94% $2,742,645 $9,457
• Federal grants 90 29% $409,726 $4,553
• Pell grants 90 29% $299,423 $3,327
• Other federal grants 86 28% $110,303 $1,283
State/local government grant or scholarships 33 11% $171,061 $5,184
Institutional grants or scholarships 289 93% $2,161,858 $7,480
Student loan aid 205 66% $1,483,874 $7,238
• Federal student loans 190 61% $1,109,823 $5,841
• Other student loans 82 26% $374,051 $4,562

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 272 143 6
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 16 3
Biochemistry 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 11 3
Biophysics
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 37 3
Business/commerce 37 3
Communication and Journalism Programs 10
Mass Communication/media Studies 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Computing and Information Sciences 2
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Science 2
Education 17 20
Education 20
Elementary Education and Teaching 14
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
Engineering 36
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 2
Engineering 34
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 6
English Language and Literature 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 17
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
French Language and Literature 5
Spanish Language and Literature 11
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 59
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other 14
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 45
History 8
History 8
Human Services 13 111
Social Work 13 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Humanities/humanistic Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 8
Mathematics 8
Mechanics and Repairers 3 1
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 1 1
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other 2
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Physical Sciences 9
Chemistry 6
Physics 3
Psychology 6 9
Counseling Psychology 9
Psychology 6
Social Sciences
Sociology
Theology and Religious Vocations 7
Theology/theological Studies 7
Transportation and Materials Moving 3
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew 1
Aviation/airway Management and Operations 2
Visual and Performing Arts 14 2
Art/art Studies 4
Graphic Design 6 2
Industrial and Product Design 3
Keyboard Instruments 1
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 98%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Science B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,B
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Data Processing Technology B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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