Walla Walla, WA Colleges
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. The population was 31,731 at the 2010 census. Walla Walla is in the southeastern region of Washington, approximately four hours by car from Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington and thirteen miles from the Oregon border.
Whitman College, Walla Walla Community College, and the Washington State Penitentiary are located in Walla Walla. Walla Walla University is located in nearby College Place, Washington. Baker Boyer Bank, the oldest bank in the state of Washington, was founded in Walla Walla in 1869.
Walla Walla is famous for its sweet onions. Many wineries are located in the area.
In July 2011, USA Today selected Walla Walla as the friendliest small town in the United States.
Schools in and around Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,670 average out-state tuition; $23,670 average in-state tuition
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $40,180 average out-state tuition; $40,180 average in-state tuition
Walla Walla Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,821 average out-state tuition; $3,527 average in-state tuition
Blue Mountain Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $10,800 average out-state tuition; $3,600 average in-state tuition
Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Columbia Basin College
Four or more years; Public; $5,542 average out-state tuition; $3,383 average in-state tuition
Lucas Marc Academy
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Popular Majors in Walla Walla
- Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Nursing - Registered Nurse Training (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
- English Language and Literature
- Political Science and Government
- Accounting Technician and Bookkeeper
- Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
- Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
- Elementary Education
- Autobody/Collision and Repair Technician
- Fine Arts
- Asian Studies/Civilization
- Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary