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Washington Adventist University
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  • 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
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

7600 FLOWER AVE
TAKOMA PARK, MD 20912
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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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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 15
Acceptance Rate
94%
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
$17,820 / 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
$15,961 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

Majors

Nursing at WAU

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

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
    41%
  • On Campus
    16%
  • Online
    43%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
624 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
221
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Religious
    62%
  • Outgoing
    15%
  • Driven
    8%
  • Smart
    8%
  • Snobs
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
59%
Poll
76%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 21 responses
Poll
37%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Quiet
    53%
  • Productive
    41%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
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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