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 Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University - Takoma Park, MD

7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

General information:(301)891-4000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Associate's degree
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Master's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:1,493(1,327 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
95
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $19,480 $20,180 $20,180 0%
Out-of-state $19,480 $20,180 $20,180 0%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,100 $1,200 -8%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,200 $7,530 $7,600 -1%
Other $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $2,226 $2,226 $2,226 0%
Other $1,411 $1,411 $1,411 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $28,980 $29,910 $30,080 -3%
Off Campus $24,317 $24,917 $25,017 -4%
Off Campus with Family $21,780 $22,380 $22,480 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $28,980 $29,910 $30,080 -3%
Off Campus $24,317 $24,917 $25,017 -4%
Off Campus with Family $21,780 $22,380 $22,480 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $18,900
In-state fees $1,280
Out-of-state tuition $18,900
Out-of-state fees $1,280
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,720
In-state fee $275
Out-of-state tuition $6,720
Out-of-state fees $275
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 123 100% --
Grant or scholarship aid 118 96% $1,314,924 $11,143
Federal grants 73 59% $404,776 $5,545
Pell grants 73 59% $343,268 $4,702
Other federal grants 52 42% $61,508 $1,183
State/local government grant or scholarships 17 14% $83,100 $4,888
Institutional grants or scholarships 114 93% $827,048 $7,255
Student loan aid 100 81% $940,593 $9,406
Federal student loans 99 80% $702,500 $7,096
Other student loans 23 19% $238,093 $10,352
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,080 92% $9,681,613 $8,964
Pell grants 687 59% $2,840,635 $4,135
Federal student loans 981 84% $10,510,743 $10,714

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,493
Undergraduate enrollment 1,327
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 216
Graduate enrollment 166
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 40 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (without football)MenWomen
All Track Combined 2824
Baseball 10-
Basketball 139
Soccer 2020
Softball -15
Volleyball 912

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1942 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1942 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1942 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1942 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1942 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Maryland Board of Nursing

Registered Nursing Programs

07/01/1904 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

12/01/1961 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 2
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 001
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 10810
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 641
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate10.2%
Number in default33
Number in repayment321

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00206700

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Associate's degree Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years Master's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry1----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General2----
Category total3----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting4----
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-0---
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General0----
Business Administration and Management, General26--34-
Office Management and Supervision----0
Category total300-340
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism1----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2----
Category total3----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science30---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other--0--
Information Science/Studies4----
Category total700--
Education Colleges
Business Teacher Education0----
Early Childhood Education and Teaching00---
Education, Other0----
Elementary Education and Teaching21----
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0----
Music Teacher Education0----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5----
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0----
Category total260---
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General-0---
Category total-0---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General1----
Category total1----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0----
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician-0---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management33----
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management---0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training----0
Nursing Education---0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse71--8-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist03---
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--0--
Category total1043080
History Colleges
History, General1----
Category total1----
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies82---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0----
Category total82---
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General0----
Category total0----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other7----
Category total7----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Religion/Religious Studies1----
Category total1----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General1----
Physics, General0----
Category total1----
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology0--12-
Psychology, General29----
Category total29--12-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration---5-
Social Work0----
Category total0--5-
Social Sciences Colleges
Political Science and Government, General2----
Category total2----
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Religious Education0----
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other---3-
Theology/Theological Studies4----
Category total4--3-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Music Performance, General3----
Music, General2----
Category total5----
Grand total23250620