WAU was founded in 1904. Recently we were selected by the U.S. News World Report among the Top 50 Best Northern Regional Colleges. Also the ENACTUS Team, formerly known as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), were named regional champions.
Visiting WAU: A visit to WAU includes meeting faculty members, getting to know your coaches, speaking with Admissions Counselors, talking and eating with current students, and a chance to attend our weekly campus convocation service. Find out what students do every day and get a feel for what life is like here at WAU.
The Gateway Tour – This is a great opportunity to learn more about the history and legacy of Washington Adventist University. WAU at a Glance – A brief tour through our campus and a glimpse at our rich history. On Site Admission Tour – Pick the tour that fits your schedule for the day. To be eligible for On Site Admissions, you must bring official transcripts and SAT/ACT test scores.
The Admissions Office is open for appointments during the following times*:
Monday: 10am-12pm and 1-4pm
Tuesday: 10am-12pm and 1-4pm
Wednesday: 9am-11am and 1-4pm
Thursday: 10am-12pm and 1-4pm
*Tours are not available on Weekends, National Holidays, or due to inclement weather.
For out of state guests: WAU will reimburse travel costs and accommodations up to $250.00 for families of an accepted student. For more information please contact the Admission’s office at 301-891-4000.
The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.
The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.
For more than 25 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.