Washington Adventist University Rankings

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In the World#7186 of 14178
In North America#1784 of 2629
In the United States#1698 of 2528
In Maryland#29 of 34
In Takoma Park#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
59%
Average SAT
925
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$18,754 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
945
Graduates
133
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
wau.edu

Washington Adventist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%56%60%
Applicants2,5329261,606
Admissions1,488522966
Freshmen enrolled full time1285375

166 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

20 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
63 or 49%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 820
or below

75% of them
had 1030
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Washington Adventist University are 820-1030 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
15 or 12%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Washington Adventist University are 15-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American486 (45%)
Hispanic182 (17%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown171 (16%)
Nonresident Alien127 (12%)
White50 (5%)
Asian37 (3%)
Two or more races21 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,754/year
Average aid awarded
$13,456
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,217
$30-48K$18,377
$48-75K$19,378
$75-110K$21,633
$110K+$23,094

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$23,000$11,250
Tuition in-state$23,000$11,250
Tuition out-of-state$23,000$11,250
Fee in-district$1,800$275
Fee in-state$1,800$275
Fee out-of-state$1,800$275

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity400
Combined charge for room and board$9,616
Room charge$4,470
Meal charge$5,146

Washington Adventist University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse571
Counseling Psychology32
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist184
Business Administration and Management, General813
Psychology, General18
General Studies115
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10
Health & Health Care Administration & Management10
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management10
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4
Computer Science4
Political Science and Government, General4
Public Administration4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Education, Other3
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other3
Nursing Education3
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist2
Religion & Religious Studies2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other2
Accounting2
Biochemistry2
Information Science & Studies2
Theology & Theological Studies2
Mathematics, General2
English Language and Literature, General1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Music, General1
Chemistry, General1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Grand Total1917266
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%46%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
33
Citations
132

Publication count by topic

Biology
6
Chemistry
4
History
4
Mathematics
4
Medicine
4
Physics
3
Geography
2
Computer science
2
Geology
1
Sociology
1
Engineering
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology42545
Physics463314
Geography48808
Chemistry533647
Mathematics559510
Sociology57571
Biology585517
Medicine595613

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199112
199200
199311
199422
199510
199614
199701
199811
199912
200003
200100
200224
200318
200421
200532
200614
200702
200803
200907
201004
201104
201205
201324

General info

Alternative namesWAU
Founded1904
WikipediaWashington Adventist University
MottoGateway to Service
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff197
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7600 Flower Ave
Takoma Park, Maryland, 20912
United States
City population18,000
Phone3018914000

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