Need Financial Aid for Fall 2023? We Got You Covered!
We understand that the cost of education may be hindering efforts to attain the future you deserve. Complete your 2023-2024 FAFSA today and use WAU’s school code #002067 and let us help you achieve your goals.
Benefit from WAU scholarships available for Adventist Graduate Hispanic Students.
Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of our faith, therefore we have developed a financial aid program to help our underserved Hispanic community have full access to a WAU education.
Become a Student at WAU
Three schools, one mission: Student Success. Delve into the world of WAU with our schools of Arts & Social Sciences, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Health Professions, Science & Wellness.
School of Arts & Social Sciences
DISCOVER YOUR FUTURE TODAY through undergraduate degrees which will equip you with credentials for your career in business, computer science, english, education, history, information technology, music, political science, psychology, counseling, religion/theology or general studies. Discover advanced ways to apply these skills in our Honors College where – through expanded nation’s capital learning and accelerated pre-law pathways from any discipline – you will be uniquely prepared to enrich our world.
School of Graduate & Professional Studies
DISCOVER YOUR FUTURE TODAY through graduate degrees in administration/management, psychology and counseling which prepare you to advance your career or begin a new career. Expand your DISCOVERY through undergraduate degrees which prepare for careers in administration/management, nursing, counseling psychology, early childhood care, general studies, and the music therapy equivalency program. Finally, DISCOVER that All of our degrees and programs are accelerated, accredited, affordable, flexible and especially designed for you as an adult learner.
School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness
DISCOVER YOUR FUTURE TODAY as you prepare for demand careers in fields such as biology, biochemistry, health science, fitness & sport science, nursing, medical imaging. Experience distinctive clinical learning at Adventist Health Care, – after which, you emerge equipped to fulfill your niche as a practitioner of healing & healthy living.
We Are Invested In the Success of Our Students
Read what WAU students have to say about their education and how it has paved the path for their success.
“Since the very beginning, I was introduced to different leadership opportunities that with no doubt I accepted, making me a better person. I am very thankful that I have chosen Washington Adventist University as the place to start my academic journey!”
Henrique Da Silva / Class of 2024
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Fill out this quick form and let one of our knowledgeable advisors help you apply to one of our rewarding programs. Your bright future awaits and WAU is poised to help you get there faster.
WAU By The Numbers
WAU is proud of our unique and extraordinary programs, people and accomplishments! We are constantly raising the bar for higher education, making sure everyone has a chance to learn and experience excellence.
WAU has the one and only Honors College in the Adventist Higher Education System.
Our religion department is the only urban evangelism-focused program in the Adventist Higher Education System.
WAU boasts the ONLY Music Therapy Program in Maryland & the entire Adventist Tertiary System in North America!
Counseling Degree ranking based on price, accreditation, reputation, and salary potential.
Licensure Pass Rate and Job Placement Rate for Radiologic Technology
Of undergraduate freshmen received grant financial aid
Top 2% in addressing the graduation rate gap between wealthy students and those in poverty.
Countries are represented in our diverse student body
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HEAD COACH BEN JOHNSON MOVES ON FROM...
The longest tenured coach in Washington Adventist University (WAU) Athletics history has decided to move on from the university to pursue new coaching opportunities. Head Coach Ben Johnson announced his resignation as the Head Acro-Airs…
WAU Honors College Hosts Religious Liberty Supreme...
On Tuesday evening, April 18, the WAU Honors College hosted a 'Supreme Court Oral Arguments Debrief' event on the WAU campus in Takoma Park, MD. The event was a collaboration between the WAU Center for Law and…
WAU Music Therapy Program Announces Inaugural Student...
Recently, the WAU Music Therapy Program faculty proudly announced the first students who began clinical music therapy internships. The music therapy internship is the final phase of training for a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree…