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Washington Adventist University
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  • 4 Year
  • TAKOMA PARK, MD

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

7600 FLOWER AVE
TAKOMA PARK, MD 20912
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Association of Independent Institutions
From Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University is a private university with a liberal arts tradition, offering a dynamic blend of professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs. Founded in scenic Takoma Park in 1904, it is owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and offers a Christian education to students of differing faiths from around the world. Its vision is to produce graduates who bring competence and moral leadership to their communities.

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Washington Adventist University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 1
Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
820-1030
ACT Range
15-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$13,414 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,746 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 24 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

Nursing at WAU

academic spotlight

Our nursing curriculum offers theoretical and clinical experiences. We utilize Adventist HealthCare: White Oak Medical Center and Shady Grove Medical Center, Adventist Behavioral Health, and Adventist Home Health for clinical experience. We have clinical sites in DC such as MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Children’s National Hospital, and Washington DC VA Medical Center.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    51%
  • On Campus
    44%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
481 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
209
Undergrads Over 25
36%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Religious
    56%
  • Outgoing
    13%
  • Driven
    6%
  • Smart
    6%
  • Snobs
    6%
  • Stressed
    6%
  • talented
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
59%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 24 responses
Poll
40%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Quiet
    50%
  • Productive
    35%
  • A right sized GEM
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

Washington Adventist University Reviews

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