Washington Adventist University


Baccalaureate Colleges--General: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award less than half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD, 20912

(301) 891-4000 





Statement of Mission Columbia Union College is a learning community committed to the Seventh-day Adventist Christian vision of excellence and service. This cosmopolitan institution challenges students to seize the opportunities for learning in the nation’s capital in order to become moral leaders in communities throughout the world.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $21,020 $20,180 $20,180
In State $21,020 $20,180 $20,180
Out of State $21,020 $20,180 $20,180
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
On Campus      
Room and Board $7,900 $7,600 $7,600
Other Expenses $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
Off Campus      
Room and Board $2,226 $2,226 $2,226
Other Expenses $1,411 $1,411 $1,411
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $1,100 $1,100

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
53.0% $5,314
State/Local Grant
10.0% $3,100
Institutional Grants
93.0% $8,038
Loans 72.0% $7,015
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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