Walla Walla Community College

Tel: (509)522-2500
10,536 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 10,536 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Walla Walla Community College is the only community colleges within Walla Walla County, WA.
The nearest community college is Blue Mountain Community College (38.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 454 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
College Walla Walla Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 454 staff
62 staff
Walla Walla Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 10,536 has grown by 130% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,536 students 1,371 students
Walla Walla Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
22:1
Walla Walla Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,847 students
779 students
Walla Walla Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,689 students
1,083 students
Walla Walla Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Walla Walla Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Walla Walla Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Walla Walla Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
15%
20%
Walla Walla Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
15%
Walla Walla Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
64%
49%
Walla Walla Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Walla Walla Community College More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
8%
6%
Walla Walla Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.56 0.70
Walla Walla Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,203 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,203 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,203 $5,664
Walla Walla Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,203 $10,360
Walla Walla Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
90%
Walla Walla Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 100% 80%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Dance, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Volleyball
Source: 2014 (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 $4,000 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Washington is The Art Institute of Seattle. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.