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C+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A-
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 655 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Washington Adventist acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 37% of students, Washington Adventist alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.
About Washington Adventist University...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Association of Independent Institutions
Address
7600 Flower Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Website
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Washington Adventist University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
800-1000
ACT Range
15-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$18,131/ 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
$14,002/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Academics

Professors
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
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.24 responses
79%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.24 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
655Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
218
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Religious
    64%
  • Diverse
    9%
  • Driven
    9%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Snobs
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
63%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life.18 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Quiet
    57%
  • Productive
    36%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
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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Washington Adventist University is a mediocre institution. The pros of this institution include receiving Christian education if you are Christain, and this institution also has a good community of kind-hearted individuals. It's a very small institution, so classrooms are small and you'll get the attention you need from your professors to succeed. Despite these things, the institution has many old buildings that are run down and unhealthy to reside in. They have a slow system in the office of the registrar and the institution is outdated. The materials and equipment are outdated in the science department and most buildings.
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The graduation rate is low for a reason. It seems as though they try to tie you down for a few extra years on purpose so you can pay them more. For example, the school lured me in with the promise of my final semester being free if completed within 4 years. I am fulfilling my end, but now they are starting to make things difficult, bringing up paperwork that was never initially mentioned. It is also very common that on your final semester they will magically add an unfulfilled class they never cared to mention or show in the checklist for your major. The good thing about this school is the small class size and most professors have your best interest in mind. If you have money to blow, have a sports or pastorals scholarship, by all means, attend. If not, I do not recommend this school.
Washington Adventist University is a good school, They have been very wonderful helping me throughout my program due to the fact I have Sickle Cell Anemia they have been amazing. The professor are awesome they are always around whether on campus or by email. Library and Science build is available when you need to use the computer or study. The new nursing building is wonderful. My experience so far has been great, I can't complain.