Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, Maryland

Overview

Address7600 Flower Ave
School Websitewww.wau.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Washington Adventist University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Takoma Park, Maryland that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,063 students applied to Washington Adventist University. Of those students, 1,591 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Washington Adventist University was $22,300, in addition to fees of $1,600. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Washington Adventist University.

Washington Adventist University has a 37% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Washington Adventist University acceptance rate is 52%. To put this into perspective, 1,591 of the 3,063 students who applied to Washington Adventist University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Washington Adventist University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Washington Adventist University had an SAT score between the range of 860 and 1,070. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Washington Adventist University was between 14 and 20 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Washington Adventist University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Washington Adventist University, the tuition for in-state residents is $22,300. Combined with fees of $1,600, room and board costs of $9,370, other expenses of $1,100 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $35,570.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,900 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Washington Adventist University to $35,570 for out-of-state students.

Students at Washington Adventist University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Washington Adventist University was $5,731 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 60%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Washington Adventist University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Washington Adventist University.

Washington Adventist University has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maryland residents; in fact, 58% of all students reside in Maryland. However, 34% of students come from out-of-state and 6% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Washington Adventist University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Washington Adventist University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 28% students enroll at Washington Adventist University part-time; the other 812 students enrolled full-time.

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