Washington Adventist University

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School Information

Phone Number:(301) 891-4000
Website:www.wau.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.wau.edu/index.php/admission/apply-online
Address:7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,090
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:950 (87% 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:$23,400
Out-of-state Tuition:$23,400
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:50%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$11,541

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Washington Adventist University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1231
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services212
Education19
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs2473
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations21
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total914458

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$23,400
Out-of-state$23,400
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,525
Out-of-state$11,525

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid7050%
Grant or scholarship aid6949%$11,541
Student loan aid4733%$6,251

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid61270%$10,866
Federal student loans49757%$11,526

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,9787721,206
Percent admitted100%34%34%
Percent admitted who enrolled4%3%4%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,090
Undergraduate enrollment911
Graduate enrollment179

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 Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Registered Nursing Programs

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