Walla Walla Community College

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Walla Walla Community College Photo #1 - The Fourth of July is celebrated with fireworks over the Dietrich Dome on Walla Walla Community College's campus
  • 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 3,860 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Walla Walla Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 454 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Walla Walla Community College(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty454 staff157 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Walla Walla Community College has declined by 63% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Walla Walla Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,860 students4,698 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:127:1
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# Full-Time Students2,270 students2,397 students
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# Part-Time Students1,590 students2,301 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
16%
13%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
56%
47%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
5%
7%
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% Non Resident races
5%
7%
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% Unknown races
8%
12%
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Diversity Score0.650.73
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College Completion Rate
42%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$36,200
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,203 is more than the state average of $4,058. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,203 is less than the state average of $7,211. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,203$4,058
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,203$7,211
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%65%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$11,595
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,271
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Dance, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Volleyball
Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Walla Walla Community College is Blue Mountain Community College (37.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,681 students | 37.90 Mi2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton OR  97801
    (541) 276-1260
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  • 7,034 students | 41.90 Mi2600 N 20th Ave
    Pasco WA  99301
    (509) 547-0511
    41.907,034
  • 2,044 students | 91.00 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake WA  98837
    (509) 793-2222
    91.002,044
  • 4,456 students | 112.80 MiSouth 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
    Yakima WA  98907
    (509) 574-4600
    112.804,456
  • 5,184 students | 116.80 Mi3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
    Spokane WA  99224
    (509) 533-3500
    116.805,184
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