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Located in Takoma Park, Maryland, Washington Adventist University is a private not-for-profit institution. Takoma Park is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$27,007 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
62% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Washington Adventist University?

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Contact details for Washington Adventist University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: 301-891-4000
Website: www.wau.edu

How Do I Get Into Washington Adventist University?

You can apply to Washington Adventist University online at: https://www.wau.edu/future-students/admission/apply/

Admission Requirements for Washington Adventist University

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Washington Adventist University?

62% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 62%, Washington Adventist University does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.

Can I Afford Washington Adventist University?

$27,007 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Washington Adventist University is $27,007. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Washington Adventist University, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $7,102 a year. That adds up to $28,408 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Washington Adventist University is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Washington Adventist University Undergraduate Student Diversity

481 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 690 undergraduate students at Washington Adventist University, with 481 being full-time and 209 being part-time.

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There are also 95 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 481 full-time undergraduates at Washington Adventist University, 32% are male and 68% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Washington Adventist University students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 242
Hispanic or Latino 108
White 20
International Students 45
Other Races/Ethnicities 49

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Washington Adventist University. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 36 countries are represented at Washington Adventist University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Washington Adventist University

47 Took All Classes Online
418 Took At Least One Class Online
566.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 418 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Washington Adventist University has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Washington Adventist University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Washington Adventist University was 566.1%. This is the #72 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Washington Adventist University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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