Gateway to Serviceā€¦.. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Our Christian Campus

At WAU you will find students, faculty, and staff-who care about and choose to help each other in any way they can. That's the spirit of Washington Adventist University.

Faculty who care about mentoring, nurturing, encouraging and supporting our students in their journey of faith. It reaches far beyond worship services, into the classrooms, residence halls, student organizations and student-led small groups and mission opportunities to serve others that allow students to put their faith into action.

While Washington Adventist University is centered in the Seventh-day Adventist faith, the University is diverse and accepting of all religions anc cultures, We are a cosmopolitan university challenging our students to become moral leaders in communities throughout the world.


School of Arts & Social SciencesĀ 

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.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

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.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 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.