Walla Walla University

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Walla Walla University can be found in College Place, WA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Walla Walla University.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1370 (25th percentile) to 1770 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into Walla Walla University. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Walla Walla University average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.45 for accepted students. 93% of all applicants are accepted to Walla Walla University, from which 40 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wallawalla.edu.

Overall Walla Walla University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Walla Walla University was reported as 92.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,050 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1370 - 1770
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Walla Walla University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Walla Walla University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Walla Walla University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 98.2%
  • 2010-2011: 90.9%
  • 2011-2012: 89.0%
  • 2012-2013: 74.4%
  • 2013-2014: 92.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 87.4%

How Does Walla Walla University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Walla Walla University is sixty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Whitman College57.0%
Eastern Oregon University67.0%
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
Whitworth University64.5%
The College of Idaho90.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Walla Walla University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 600
Math460 - 600
Writing450 - 570
Total Score1370 - 1770
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math18 - 26
Composite Score20 - 27
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