Walla Walla University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Walla Walla University
How hard is it to get into Walla Walla University and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,127 out of 2,220 applicants were admitted making Walla Walla University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Walla Walla University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Walla Walla University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT64%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Walla Walla University?
Walla Walla University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>64%|
|1065 to 1210||Avg +||51%-64%|
|920 to 1065||Avg -||38%-51%|
|775 to 920||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 775||Low||<26%|
Walla Walla University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT57%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Walla Walla University?
Admission data indicates that Walla Walla University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. 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. The school ranks #11 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Walla Walla University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>66%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||51%-66%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||40%-51%|
|17 to 20||Reach||30%-40%|
|Less than 17||Low||<30%|
Avg. High School GPA3.53
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #8 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Walla Walla University accepts 51% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||40%||36%|
What are the requirements for admission to Walla Walla University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
64% of students submit their SAT scores to Walla Walla University. 57% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
51% of those who apply are granted admission to Walla Walla University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1210. 64% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.