Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Washington Adventist University is one of the 18 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Maryland. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Takoma Park. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 109 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 85 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%).
Every year 37% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Washington Adventist University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $21,800, and fees were $1,600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,800 and $1,600 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Seventh Day Adventists
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
01/01/1942 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1961 - 04/14/2014
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/22/2016 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||800 to 1000|
|ACT||15 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$910/credit|
|In State Students||$910/credit|
|Out of State Students||$910/credit|
|In District Students||$625/credit|
|In State Students||$625/credit|
|Out of State Students||$625/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Washington Adventist University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||49%||$1,486|
|State Grant & Scholarships||9%||$5,129|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||91%||$10,557|
|Federal Student Loans||76%||$9,272|
$18,131Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,504|
|$30,001 to $48,000$16,308|
|$48,001 to $75,000$17,948|
|$75,001 to $110,000$25,151|
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