Walla Walla Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,965
2.37% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,971
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,662
58.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
43.5%
190 Graduates

About

Walla Walla Community College is a higher education institution located in Walla Walla County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Walla Walla Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (196 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (107 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees).

In 2022, 813 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Walla Walla Community College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (475 degrees), 2.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (199 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Walla Walla Community College is $4,965, which is $−3,147 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Walla Walla Community College is $4,965, which is $−3,147 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,971.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Walla Walla Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,965
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Walla Walla Community College was $4,965. The cost of tuition at Walla Walla Community College is $−3,147 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,971
2022 Value
3.55%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Walla Walla Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,971. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Walla Walla Community College grew by 3.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,650
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Walla Walla Community College was of $10,650 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Walla Walla Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.77% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Walla Walla Community College had a total enrollment of 2,662 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Walla Walla Community College is 1,551 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,111. This means that 58.3% of students enrolled at Walla Walla Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Walla Walla Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.7% White, 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Two or More Races, 4.66% Black or African American, 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.2% Asian, and 0.639% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Walla Walla Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Walla Walla Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,662 students. The full-time enrollment at Walla Walla Community College is 1,551 and the part-time enrollment is 1,111. This means that 58.3% of students enrolled at Walla Walla Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Walla Walla Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Walla Walla Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,429 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    729 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    143 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Walla Walla Community College is 53.7% White, 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Two or More Races, 4.66% Black or African American, 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.2% Asian, and 0.639% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 146 students (5.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 113 more women than men received degrees from Walla Walla Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Walla Walla Community College is white (475 degrees awarded). There were 2.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (199 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Walla Walla Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (196 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (107 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Walla Walla Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (41 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College are Registered nurses (1,480,079 people), Accountants & auditors (1,038,419 people), Other managers (738,779 people), Financial managers (493,617 people), and Chief executives & legislators (387,879 people).

The most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (41 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Health (242 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College are Precision Production (41 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Health (242 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,795,774 people), Elementary & secondary schools (760,381 people), Computer Systems Design (521,511 people), Banking & related activities (485,643 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (470,689 people).

The most specialized majors at Walla Walla Community College are Precision Production (41 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Health (242 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Walla Walla Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 196 degrees awarded
  2. 107 degrees awarded
  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Walla Walla Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 196 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

350
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
463
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 350 degrees were awarded to men at Walla Walla Community College, which is 0.756 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (463).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Walla Walla Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.42 times less than the 138 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 138 degrees were awarded to men at Walla Walla Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.38 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Walla Walla Community College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.47% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    475 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    199 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Walla Walla Community College is white (475 degrees awarded). There were 2.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (199 degrees).

4.92% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    276 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    199 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    119 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Walla Walla Community College is white female (276 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (199 degrees).

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Operations

Walla Walla Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $547k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 24.2k (4.43%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Walla Walla Community College had a total salary expenditure of 54.3M. Walla Walla Community College employs 96 No academic ranks. Most academics at Walla Walla Community College are Male No academic rank (50), and Female No academic rank (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walla Walla Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

Endowment

$547k
2022 Endowment
92.5%
decline from 2021

Walla Walla Community College has an endowment valued at about $547k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Walla Walla Community College declined 92.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.67M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.1M - Federal
  2. $10.3M - State
  3. $606k - Local

As of 2022, Walla Walla Community College received $1.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.3M from state grants and contracts, and $606k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.4M
2022 Salaries
6.22%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Walla Walla Community College paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($54.3M) and a 6.22% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.67M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2022, Walla Walla Community College paid a total of $7.67M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Walla Walla Community College was No academic rank with 96 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walla Walla Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees, Management with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Walla Walla Community College was Male No academic rank with 50 employees, and Female No academic rank with 46 employees.

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