Washington Adventist University

country rank  1638
world rank  6531

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Founded in 1904, Washington Adventist University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Takoma Park (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Washington Adventist University (WAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WAU
Founded 1904
Motto Gateway to Service
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park (population range: 10,000-49,999)
20912 Maryland
United States
T +1 (301) 891 4000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park 20912
+1 (301) 891 4080
800 835 4212

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Washington Adventist University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1942

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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