Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, MD

Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$25,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,895
Declined 122
Total Received 2,017
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Private

1,157

undergraduate students

166

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,323
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Adventist

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19-acre, suburban campus in Takoma Park (population: 17,885), seven miles from Washington, DC. Major airport, bus, and train serve Washington, DC. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Washington Adventist University
7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
20912

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,895
Declined 122
Total Received 2,017

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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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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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,298

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,400
Room $4,470
Board $5,360
Additional fees $1,800
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $36,230
Average Financial Aid - $13,298
Total with Avg. Aid $22,932

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Accounting. yes
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Culinary Arts/Chef Training. yes
Education, Other. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Archives Assisting. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Office Management and Supervision. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Religious Education. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes

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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

1,323

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

1,157
students

Female
68%
781

Male
32%
376

13%

166
students

Female
73%
121

Male
27%
45

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

791
students

Female
68%
540

Male
32%
251

32%

366
students

Female
66%
241

Male
34%
125

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
44%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

14%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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