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.

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

Social Networks

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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association

Majors

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

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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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