Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla Community College is one of the eight public 2-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Walla Walla.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,253 students attend the school. Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students4,253|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||40|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1975 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$122/credit|
|In State Students||$122/credit|
|Out of State Students||$140/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of Walla Walla Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$960|
|State Grant & Scholarships||38%||$3,007|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||39%||$1,356|
|Federal Student Loans||29%||$4,804|
$6,107Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$3,885|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,074|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,788|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,144|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.