Walla Walla University

College Place, WA 99324
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Walla Walla University is one of the twenty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in a suburb, in College Place.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,825 students attend the school. Every year 61% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Walla Walla University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,595, and fees were $900. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,595 and $900 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students1,825
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 15 50
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1953 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$738/credit
In State Students$738/credit
Out of State Students$738/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$592/credit
In State Students$592/credit
Out of State Students$592/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $33,210 $33,210 $33,210
ADN 70 $51,660 $51,660 $51,660
BSN 125 $92,250 $92,250 $92,250
FNP 50 $29,600 $29,600 $29,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Walla Walla University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 28% $4,059
Other Federal Grant 14% $1,706
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $7,680
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $12,031
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,795
Private Loans 23% $4,759


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,544
$30,001 to $48,000$19,922
$48,001 to $75,000$22,613
$75,001 to $110,000$24,800
Over $110,000$26,707

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.
Walla Walla University
204 S College Ave
College Place, WA 99324

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