Walla Walla University is a private, Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education. Our fully-accredited university offers more than 100 study options, from liberal arts and sciences to professional studies. More than 1,800 students of diverse origins make up the student body and all who wish an exceptional Christian education are welcome.
Located on an 83-acre campus in southeastern Washington state, our students enjoy a four-season climate ideal for many outdoor recreational activities in the area. Walla Walla University also operates a School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon, and a marine laboratory in the Puget Sound near Anacortes, Washington. A graduate program in social work is offered in Montana on campuses in Billings and Missoula in addition to the main College Place, WA campus.
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How to pay for college
We believe in making a quality, Christian education possible for students who are accepted and choose to attend WWU. Here are just a few of the many ways people like you have paid for college:
Apply for financial aid.
It can seem a bit overwhelming and complicated, but it's the key to bringing a Christian education within reach for most students and families. Learn more about financial aid.
Get a job on campus.
Working helps reduce your student debt, builds your resume and increases your chance of success in college. Jobs are always being added to our online student job postings, and with one of the highest minimum wages in the country, Washington state makes a great place to both study and work. Discover our student employment program.
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Find your place in our community
How you live on campus—where you eat, where you work out, how you spend your free time—is vital for your happiness and success in college. We support the whole student through a range of on-campus services including campus ministries, dining services, fitness centers, counseling services, intramurals, musical ensembles, and more.
Hispanic ministries—a student-led ministry out of the Chaplain’s Office which meets weekly in the Prayer House and does outreach in the community.
LatinX Club— a campus club that promotes interests related to Hispanic cultures in Latin America; provides opportunities to experience these cultures through music, food, and fellowship; and promotes goodwill within our local communities.
ASWWU diversity and wellness officer—a student liaison within our student organization, ASWWU, dedicated to ensuring an atmosphere of inclusivity on the WWU campus.
Free tutoring—all students can receive free tutoring through our Student Development Center.
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Come for a visit
The best way to learn about what Walla Walla University has to offer is to visit our campus. We want to help your family get to know ours and we'll customize your visit to your individual interests. Here's what you can expect from your visit:
- We'll pick you up from the airport (Walla Walla ALW or Pasco PSC) when you arrive and drop you off when it's time to go home.
- You'll receive food and lodging for free for up to three days and three nights.
- While you're here you'll have complimentary access to our gym facilities.
- An informative tour of campus will help you quickly get acquainted with campus.
- We'll arrange times for you to meet with professors, financial advisors and admissions officers.
We want you to come see what we're all about and we'll pay $250 of your travel expenses! View the campus map.