A WAU education is faith based and student focused. The University offers more than 32 majors and academic programs through associate, bachelor, and graduate degrees. You will experience small, lively classes taught by faculty who are committed to your success. Special options include our honors program, numerous pre-professional programs, study abroad, and internships for credit. Scholarship opportunities are available for academic achievement.
Academic Calendar PDF 2013-2014
WAU is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued.
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Washington Adventist University cordially invites you and your family to take advantage of one of our tri-annual Open House events.
Information will be posted prior to each event.
Open House is your opportunity to:
As you consider the degrees offered in our "traditional" program, we encourage you to keep in mind that college is an exciting time in your life, where you make the decisions and meet the people who will be with you for the rest of your life. While we certainly want our program at WAU to reflect the very best of "traditional" education, with a stress on quality academics and strong value systems, we also want it to meet all the rest of your expectations, including all the fun and excitement being at college ought to provide. Find out more»
The School of Graduate and Professional Studies combines our previous Adult Evening Program and our MBA program, along with our External Degree Program and our Online Program, to enhance what was the first accelerated adult education program in the D.C. area, giving you access to the programs you need to jumpstart your career! Find out more»
The External Degree Program is designed to meet the needs of students who find it difficult to finish a college degree during traditional weekday hours or within fixed class schedules. Students are able to pursue their degrees without being confined exclusively to class schedules or to a campus. Find out more»
The Weis Library at Washington Adventist University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education located in Takoma Park, Maryland, is named in honor of Theofield G. Weis, the Librarian of the college from 1931-32, 1935-67 and Librarian Emeritus from 1967-1971. Find out more».