Walla Walla Community College

Tel: (509)522-2500
4,643 students
Public institution
Walla Walla Community College inspires students to discover their potential and to achieve their goals by providing diverse and challenging learning opportunities.
School Highlights:
Walla Walla Community College serves 4,643 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Walla Walla Community College is the only community colleges within Walla Walla County, WA.
The nearest community college is Blue Mountain Community College (38.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Walla Walla Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 186 staff
59 staff
Walla Walla Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,643 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,643 students
1,282 students
Walla Walla Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
Walla Walla Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,823 students
810 students
Walla Walla Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,820 students
1,017 students
Walla Walla Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Walla Walla Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Walla Walla Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Walla Walla Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
15%
7%
Walla Walla Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Walla Walla Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
64%
57%
Walla Walla Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Walla Walla Community College More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
3%
Walla Walla Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Walla Walla Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.43 0.53
Walla Walla Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,376 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,675 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,376 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,675 $10,260
Walla Walla Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
89%
Walla Walla Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Walla Walla Community College has rapidly grown from 850 students in 1967 to a present annual enrollment of over 13,000. Beautifully located on approximately 100 acres, the Walla Walla campus has become an educational and cultural center for Southeastern Washington. Extending its facilities and programs throughout its four-county district, Walla Walla Community College's Clarkston Center, located in Clarkston, Washington, is the hub of educational activity in Asotin and Garfield counties. WWCC also maintains a facility at the Washington State Penitentiary. Walla Walla Community College offers courses in basic skills, acquiring professional or technical proficiencies for the workforce, transfer to four-year institution. WWCC offers the Associate of Arts, the Associate of Science and the Associate of Arts in Applied Science (AAAS) degree, as well as one-year certificates and a variety of short-term certificates and endorsements. Walla Walla Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and certified by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to offer courses in Academic Transfer Education, Professional-Technical Education, Transitional Studies, and Extended Learning.

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  • Pendleton Blue Mountain Community College
    Public
    2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton, OR 97801
    (541)276-1260
    38.1  Mi  |  1936  students
  • Pasco Columbia Basin College
    Public
    2600 N 20th Ave
    Pasco, WA 99301
    (509)547-0511
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  • Moses Lake Big Bend Community College
    Public
    7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake, WA 98837
    (509)793-2222
    91.2  Mi  |  1840  students
  • Yakima Yakima Valley Community College
    Public
    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
    Yakima, WA 98907
    (509)574-4600
    113.1  Mi  |  4037  students
  • Spokane Interface College-Spokane
    Private for-profit
    S 178 Stevens
    Spokane, WA 99201
    (509)467-1727
    116.2  Mi  |  45  students
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,000 per year for in-state students and $7,107 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,169 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Washington community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.