Washington Adventist University

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School Information

Phone Number: (301) 891-4000
Website: https://www.wau.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.wau.edu/future-students/admission/apply/
Address: 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,078
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 892 (83% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $24,800
Out-of-state Tuition: $24,800
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,456

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Washington Adventist University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Washington Adventist University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1231
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 213
Education 191
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2483
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 21
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 914479

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Washington Adventist University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $24,800
Out-of-state $24,800
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,525
Out-of-state $11,525

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 172 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 172 100% $13,456
Student loan aid 110 64% $9,702

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 803 84% $12,289
Federal student loans 611 64% $10,354

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Washington Adventist University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Washington Adventist University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,532 926 1,606
Percent admitted 100% 56% 60%
Percent admitted who enrolled 5% 6% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Washington Adventist University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,078
Undergraduate enrollment 945
Graduate enrollment 133

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Washington Adventist University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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