Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla Community College is a multi-campus community college located in southeastern Washington State. The main branch of the college was founded in Walla Walla in the year 1967. Today, the college enrolls more than 13,000 students per term.

WWCC's athletics department fields both men's and women's sports teams, which participate in baseball, basketball, volleyball and soccer.

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Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla , WA 99362-9267
General Phone: (509) 522-2500

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Walla Walla Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine437EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts164liberal arts and sciences
Construction Trades105carpentry, electrician, property management
Agricultural Science and Management59agricultural management, agricultural business, agricultural mechanization, agricultural production, various agricultural courses
Production Trades53machinist, welding
Business and Management47business, business management, accounting technology, banking
Mechanics and Repair41HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Office and Administration35data entry, office management, general office occupations
Transportation32truck and bus driver
Medical Administration20medical secretary
Medical Support and Technology18phlebotomy
Engineering Technician16engineering technology, civil engineering tech
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections, criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Animal Science and Care11animal services
Beauty and Cosmetology10cosmetology, barber
Landscaping and Horticulture10turf management
Law9legal secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8recreation and leisure studies
Education and Teaching8elementary school teaching, early childhood education, teacher aide
Science5physical sciences
Cooking and Culinary Arts4chef training
Computer Science and Engineering2webmastering, computer support

Number of programs and degrees for Walla Walla Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree46935
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18224
Award of less than 1 academic year4578

Walla Walla Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Walla Walla Community College had a total enrollment of 4,600 students (3,246 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 4%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 16%
20-21 10%
22-24 10%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 9%
65+ 5%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Walla Walla Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 42 %

Walla Walla Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Walla Walla, Washington for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Washington Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Walla Walla Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,970
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,069
Books and supplies $ 924

Financial Aid:
Walla Walla Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 500600)

Walla Walla Community College Faculty

Walla Walla Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year12$59,6846$56,167
All faculty totalcalendar year12$59,6846$56,167

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year63$54,15343$54,002
All faculty totalacademic year63$54,15343$54,002

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Walla Walla Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports263864

Walla Walla Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural Production Operations, Other

Animal Science And Care
Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other

Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Walla Walla Community College Highlights

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What Sets Walla Walla Community College Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Number of degree programs
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Top 10%Walla Walla Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in agricultural science and management
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Top 12%Walla Walla Community College % of degrees in agricultural science and management
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Walla Walla Community College % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
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Top 15%Walla Walla Community College Male % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 16%Walla Walla Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Number of students
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Top 16%Walla Walla Community College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 17%Walla Walla Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 18%Walla Walla Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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