College Deliberately: Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes religion, culture and career located in a suburb of Takoma Park, MD. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Psychology, General and Business Administration and Management, General.

Washington Adventist University

place 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
phone Phone: (301) 891-4000
web Web: https://www.wau.edu
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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Columbia Union College – GaithersburgInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited1942
Washington Adventist UniversityNursing (NUR) – Baccalaureate program
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
Washington Adventist HospitalRadiologic Technology (RAD) – Programs for radiographers
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic TechnologyProgramAccredited1966
Washington Adventist UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
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Statement of Mission Washington Adventist University is a learning community committed to the Seventh-day Adventist Christian vision of excellence and service. This cosmopolitan institution challenges students to seize the opportunities for learning in the nation’s capital in order to become moral leaders in communities throughout the world.

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Associate degree
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Master’s degree


Washington Adventist University is in NAIA Division II. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Soccer Men’s 23
Soccer Women’s 19
Basketball Men’s 15

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