Washington Adventist University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Washington Adventist University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,045 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1904 and is the only college located in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Washington Adventist University is affiliated with Seventh Day Adventists.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Washington Adventist University.

Washington Adventist University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Psychology, Nursing, Business, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Washington Adventist University is relatively low at 69% (close to Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
7 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Washington Adventist University is low - 42%. Around 3% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Washington Adventist University is very good - 7:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,800
High
Average tuition prices are high - around $21,200 per year. The additional fees at Washington Adventist University not covered by tuition are nearly $1,600; which makes it a total of $22,800 a year.

Read the details about Washington Adventist University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
33%
Hard
According to recent data, 1,375 applications were submitted and 455 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Washington Adventist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Medium
Washington Adventist University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington Adventist University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Washington Adventist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: approximately $4,300 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Washington Adventist University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington Adventist University Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington Adventist University, 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912, USA
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