Washington Adventist University

Address:
7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone:
301-891-4000
Website:
http://www.wau.edu
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About Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 degree-seeking students. Most students are enrolled full time, and up to half of the student body resides on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards master’s degrees in business. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,071
 Graduate107
 Total1,178
GenderFemale66%
 Male34%
Student Age% Under 2551%
 % 25 and Over47%
 % Age Unknown2%
Attendance Type% Full-time69%
 % Part-time31%
Race/Ethnicity% White11.0%
 % Black48.2%
 % Asian6.1%
 % Latino9.8%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown24.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$20,180
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,180
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid95%
 % Undergraduates with Loans80%
 % Undergraduates with Grants93%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,530
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,226
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,100
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,411
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,100

Neighborhood Data for the Takoma Park Area

Median Age38.5
Median Household Income$69,474
Total Population16,829
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.9% 53.1%
 Age 0-948.3%51.7%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2454.1%45.9%
 Age 25-2949.3%50.7%
 Age 30-3938.3%61.7%
 40+47.3%52.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White55.6%
 % Black35.5%
 % Asian4.0%
 % Latino11.8%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.9%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,530
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,226
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$902
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50046.6%11.6%3.0%
 $500 to $74926.4%28.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.9%41.6%52.2%
 Over $10000.0%18.1%39.8%
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