Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Located in Walla Walla, Washington, Walla Walla Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Walla Walla Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

College Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio-
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Available Nursing Programs

ADN (2017 NCLEX passrate: 94.07%)
LPN (2017 NCLEX passrate: 100%)

The Walla Walla Community College LPN program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Students who successfully complete a year of courses, and additional coursework in the summer quarter will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Practical Nurse.     

Admission Requirements:    

  • High School Transcripts or GED Equivalency Certificate
  • College Transcripts (if applicable)    
  • A minimum of a 2.0 GPA for all college level coursework
  • Pre-requisite General education and science courses

Students transferring from another nursing program will be accepted into the program as space permits after the appropriate evaluation of their application documents and performance evaluation for clinical practice from the previous program.     Transfer students will also need to have demonstrably adequate skills in laboratory and medication administration skills to be admitted into the program.    

Successful applicants to the program will be required to submit immunization records, criminal background check, proof of personal liability insurance, certificate for HIV training, and current CPR certification.    

Clinical rotations will be scheduled at all times of the day of the week including at night and on weekends. The shifts may vary in length lasting to up to 12.5 hours at a range of clinical settings which may situated at some distance and require the student to arrange means of transport beforehand.

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Walla Walla Community College

Blue Mountain Community College
37.81 miles away
Big Bend Community College
90.72 miles away
Spokane Community College
118.27 miles away
North Idaho College
130.62 miles away
Wenatchee Valley College
134.57 miles away
Columbia Gorge Community College
143.78 miles away
Treasure Valley Community College
155.96 miles away
College of Western Idaho
191.14 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1969 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1975 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$6,945

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,954
30k to 48k$5,054
48k to 75k$7,796
75k to 110k$10,920
Over 110k$11,539
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Financial Aid & Loan

40%

Recipients

$5,447

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

30%

Recipients

$3,921

Average Amount

Pell grants

20%

Recipients

$6,454

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Student Population

4,327

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,865

Women

2,462

Men

57%

Full-time

43%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
62%
Hispanic
17%
Race/ethnicity unknown
8%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing
Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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