Tuition & Fees

$23,900

$23,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

856

undergraduate students

196

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5890
ACT 1687

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Location

School Facts

Washington Adventist University, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated college. Its 19-acre campus is located in Takoma Park, a suburb bordering Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,052
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Adventist
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Takoma Park, MD

19-acre, suburban campus in Takoma Park (population: 17,765), seven miles from Washington, DC. Major airport, bus, and train serve Washington, DC. Public transportation serves campus.

Washington Adventist University
7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations

Considered

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Wanda Colon-Canales
Director, Admissions & Recruitment
P: 800 835-4212
F: 301 891-4230
enroll@wau.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 301 891-4005
F: 301 891-4167
finaid@wau.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sharon Conway
Director of Financial Aid
sconway@wau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
soccer
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Gymnastics

Club Sports - Women's

Gymnastics

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Acro-Airs, Basketball, Flag Football, Table Tennis, Tennis

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Athletic Directors

Patrick Crary (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Shock
School colors
blue and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Special Education
Engineering
English
English Education
General Studies
Health Care Administration
History
Journalism/Publications
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing/Business Leadership
Organizational Behavior
Political Studies
Professional Counseling Psychology
Psychology
Psychology/Counseling
Public Administration
Public Communications
Religion
Respiratory Care
Social Work
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,052

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

856
students

Female
62%
527

Male
38%
329

19%

196
students

Female
67%
131

Male
33%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

646
students

Female
61%
393

Male
39%
253

25%

210
students

Female
64%
134

Male
36%
76

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
45%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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