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Washington Adventist University, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated college. Its 19-acre campus is located in Takoma Park, a suburb bordering Washington, D.C.

Website: www.wau.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,327
Undergraduate
Students
(67.5%) 896 Women
(32.5%) 431 Men
166
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
38%
Average Freshman Award
$10,442
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
52
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Takoma Park Population
17,721
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Pioneer Pete
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.3% Asian
56.0% Black/African-American
8.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
8.5% White
12.1% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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