Washington Adventist University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Takoma Park, MD

$25,200

Avg tuition

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About Washington Adventist University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Seventh Day Adventist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Washington Adventist University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Takoma Park, Maryland. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 968, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 94%. The university offers 52 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 42%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,200.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

94% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

67% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

42% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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968

Students enrolled

85%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

44%

Hispanic

18%

Unknown

17%

Non-U.S. Citizen

11%

White

5%

Asian

4%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

70%

Socio-economic diversity

64% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

825

Student Location Breakout

85% 15%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 20% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

64%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

64%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,649
State Grant Aid $5,722
Institution Grant Aid $10,519
Pell Grant Aid $4,976

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$47k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.