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Walla Walla Community College

500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, WA

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About
Walla Walla Community College, located in Walla Walla, Washington, was founded in 1967. The school is a multi campus institution, providing services and education to a larges and highly populated service area. The school opened to an initial enrollment of 850 students, and currently has an annual enrollment of over 13,000 students. The school maintains several locations, including Clarkston and Washington State Penitentiary. The school is dedicated to providing the best education and services possible for its students a residents of its service area, and as a result is constantly reviewing and updating programs as needed to ensure they meet the needs of current and future enrollees.


Academics
Walla Walla Community College offers a large number of programs that allow for academic transfer or career training and development. Individuals interested in academic transfer will complete a predetermined amount of credits that equal the first two years of a four year education. Once earned, students will apply to four year institutions in order to continue their education, eventually earning a bachelor's degree. Transfer to a public Washington college or university is made easier through transfer agreements that guarantee admissions if certain criteria are met. Individuals seeking transfer to out of state or private institutions should meet with a counselor to develop a curriculum that meets the transfer requirements of the given school or schools.


Career training programs allow students to receive education and training in a high demand field, allowing for entry into the workforce as a qualified professional upon completion. Students will take a mixture of traditional and practical courses as needed by their area of study, with practical courses providing a forum for training that is supervised by a seasoned professional of the field. Such programs take between one and two years to complete, conferring a certificate or degree upon completion which demonstrates competency and assists in employer confidence when seeking employment.
Programs offered include:

All programs may be viewed by visiting the school website or requesting additional information via our expansive digital library of accredited colleges and universities.

Admissions and Financial Aid
Walla Walla Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any individual seeking a post-secondary education to enroll as long as they meet the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants must supply a completed application, transcripts and test scores, as well as pay all accrued fees. Students may also be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. The school encourages meeting with a counselor to discuss goals, program enrollment and curriculum. Participation in student orientation is also encouraged in order to familiarize oneself with the school and campus.


Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used by the school to determine the extent of one's needs and aid program eligibility when constructing a financial aid packet. Aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $4,200-$5,000
    • Out-of-State: $5,700-$6,804
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $130-$160 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships72%$5,666
Receiving Student Loans29%$4,463
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Walla Walla Community College may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Washington, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Walla Walla Community CollegeWalla Walla CountyWashington
Graduation Rate37.5%-29.5%
Transfer-out Rate15.1%-19.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Walla Walla Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

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Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
80%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,597