WAU is proud of our unique and extraordinary programs, people and accomplishments!
WAU moved from 71st to 17th in the region for social mobility in three years. Offering excellent cost-effective education to students looking to break past the status quo and launch their careers and lifestyle to the next level.
Our Counseling Degree was ranked based on price, accreditation, reputation, and salary potential, using data from IPEDS and Niche, U.S. News and World Report, and other higher education rating publications.
WAU has the one and only Honors College in the Adventist Higher Education System, allowing you to combine multiple areas of study into one customized degree. It is THE home for high achievers!
Our religion department is the only urban evangelism-focused program in the Adventist Higher Education System. Our location gives us access to training grounds that aren’t easily accessible otherwise.
WAU boasts the ONLY Music Therapy Program in Maryland & the entire Adventist Tertiary System in North America! This program is approved by American Music Therapy Association.
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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.
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WAU Faculty String Quartet and Soprano Ana Aguilar Perform at the Healthcare Council’s 75th Anniversary Gala
WAU By The Numbers
We are constantly raising the bar for higher education, making sure everyone has a chance to learn and experience excellence.
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