Washington Adventist University

7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Washington Adventist University is a non-profit, private education institution that resides in Takoma Park, Maryland. The school is affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventists Church.

Programs available at Washington Adventist University include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in 35 fields of study and 57 disciplines. The school is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Washington Adventist University. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience.


General Information

Main Phone: (301) 891 -4000 Website: www.wau.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 108
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventists
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 1,339
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 174
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 80% Full-time 20% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 27% Full-time 73% Part-time
Student Gender 31% Men 69% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

9% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
61% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
9% Hispanic/Latino 5% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 12% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 84% $ 10,714
Local Grant 59% $4,135
Institutional Grant 93% $ 7,255
Student Loans 81% $ 9,406

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 1 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 2 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 0 - - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 0 3 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 4 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 0 3 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 5 - -
English Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 0 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 0 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 0 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 21 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 0 21 - -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - 0 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 0 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 21 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 0 21 - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - 0 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 1 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 2 8 - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 2 0 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 1 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 2 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 0 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 1 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 7 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 5 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 0 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 29 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - 0 12 -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 - -
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 4 3 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 - -
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 4 3 -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 0 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 1 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 - -
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 4 3 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 - -
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 4 3 -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 2 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 3 0 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - - 0 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 0 -
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - 33 0 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 0 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 3 0 - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician - 0 0 - -
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - 0 0 - -
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician - 0 0 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 3 0 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - - 0 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 0 -
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - 33 0 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 0 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist - 3 0 - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician - 0 0 - -
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - 0 0 - -
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician - 0 0 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 4 - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 0 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision 0 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 0 - 26 34 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 4 - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 0 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision 0 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 0 - 26 34 -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - - 0 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 1 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 4 - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 0 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision 0 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 0 - 26 34 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 4 - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 0 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision 0 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 0 - 26 34 -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - - 0 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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