Washington Adventist University (formerly Columbia Union College) is the only four-year college with a main campus in Montgomery County. The University plays a unique role in serving the area’s high percentage of immigrant students. U.S. News & World Report has rated WAU as one of the most diverse institutions in the nation, with students of color making up 66% of total enrollment. WAU’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies provides opportunities for working adults to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a variety of fields.
CARNEGIE DESIGNATION: Baccalaureate Colleges—Diverse Fields
MAIN CAMPUS: Montgomery County
ANNUAL ENROLLMENT 2019-2020: 1,078
7600 FLOWER AVENUE
TAKOMA PARK, MD 20912