2014 Walla Walla University Facts

History and philosophy
Walla Walla University is a private Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education that was founded in 1892. The university offers a range of study options from liberal arts to professional programs in a supportive atmosphere of small classes with personal attention from dedicated professors. Learning opportunities include an honors program, independent research, professional internships, traveling study tours, cooperative education, and foreign language study through the Adventist Colleges Abroad program. The university is a community of faith and discovery committed to:
• Excellence in thought
• Generosity in service
• Beauty in expression
• Faith in God

John McVay

Campus locations
• 55-acre main campus—College Place, Wash.
• School of Nursing—Portland, Ore.
• Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory—Anacortes, Wash.
• School of Social Work and Sociology—Missoula, Mont., and Billings, Mont.

School colors
Orange and green


Enrollment profile
• Undergraduate students: 1689
• Graduate students: 198
• Total: 1887
• Male students: 46 percent
• Female students: 54 percent
• Largest undergraduate programs: nursing, engineering, business, biology, and education.

Academic profile
• Calendar: Quarter system (fall, winter, spring, summer)
• Instructional faculty: 108 full time, 84 part time
• Degrees offered:
      Associate of Science (AS)
      Bachelor of Arts (BA)
      Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
      Bachelor of Music (BMus)
      Bachelor of Science (BS)
      Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)
      Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Master of Education (MEd)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
• Adventist Colleges Abroad
programs of study offered in: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Spain, Ukraine

• Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities
• Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
• Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
• Council on Social Work Education
• National Association of Schools of Music
• Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
• Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
• Washington State Board of Education for Teacher Certification

Member of the National Association of Interscholastic Athletics (NAIA), Division II Independent

Varsity teams:
• Women's volleyball
• Men's soccer
• Women's basketball
• Men's basketball
• Women's softball

Intramural sports offered:
• Floor hockey
• Flag football
• Basketball
• Softball
• Soccer
• Volleyball
• Badminton
• Table tennis

More information
Fact Book

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Last update on May 29, 2015