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Washington Adventist University
  • 4 Year
  • TAKOMA PARK, MD

Report Card

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

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Washington Adventist is a private, Christian university located in Takoma Park, Maryland in the Washington, D.C. Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 723 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Washington Adventist acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Nursing, Radiation Therapy, and Psychology. Graduating 41% of students, Washington Adventist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

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7600 FLOWER AVE
TAKOMA PARK, MD 20912
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Association of Independent Institutions

Washington Adventist University Rankings

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WAU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
820-1030
ACT Range
15-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,754 / 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
$13,456 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 25 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    15%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
723 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
222
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Religious
    73%
  • Driven
    9%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Snobs
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
53%
Poll
79%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 19 responses
Poll
40%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 25 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Quiet
    60%
  • Productive
    33%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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