Takoma Park, Maryland

Washington Adventist University Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Washington Adventist University are predominantly Black with a smaller White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 84% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Washington Adventist University is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Washington Adventist University students
Race Percent of Students
White 16%
Black 49%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 13%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 78% more female students than male students enrolled at Washington Adventist University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Washington Adventist University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Washington Adventist University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Washington Adventist University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 407
Women 724

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Washington Adventist University serves a low number of students outside of Maryland, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Washington Adventist University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 34%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,837 per year

62% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.8%
Part time Undergrads 13.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162210 IPEDS survey data for Washington Adventist University.