Walla Walla Community College

Tel: (509)522-2500
4,755 students
Public institution

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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 4,755 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Walla Walla Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,755 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,755 students
1,303 students
Walla Walla Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,737 students
836 students
Walla Walla Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,018 students
1,046 students
Walla Walla Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Walla Walla Community College sch enrollment Walla Walla Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Walla Walla Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Walla Walla Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Walla Walla Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
67%
Walla Walla Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Walla Walla Community College More (2008-2012)
Walla Walla Community College sch ethnicity Walla Walla Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Walla Walla Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,898 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,192 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,898 $5,940
Walla Walla Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,192 $10,072
Walla Walla Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,780 per year for in-state students and $7,715 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,729 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 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.