Walla Walla University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Walla Walla University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,025 out of 1,816 applicants or 56% were admitted making Walla Walla University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Walla Walla University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,041 775 1,816
Accepted 588 437 1,025
Acceptance Rate 56% 56% 56%
Enrolled 174 187 361
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 43% 35%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Walla Walla University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Walla Walla University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Walla Walla University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 875. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1000 1250
SAT Reading 500 640
SAT Math 500 600
ACT Composite 20 27
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 18 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >70%
23 to 27 Avg + 56%-70%
20 to 23 Avg - 45%-56%
17 to 20 Reach 34%-45%
Less than 17 Low <34%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >68%
1125 to 1250 Avg + 56%-68%
1000 to 1125 Avg - 43%-56%
875 to 1000 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 875 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Walla Walla University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Walla Walla University was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Walla Walla University accepts 56% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 41% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Walla Walla University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236896 IPEDS survey data for Walla Walla University.

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