Are you dreaming about coming to the States to study? Every year, thousands of students, just like you, from all over the world, act on that dream and come to the U.S. to attend university. Every year, many international students end up with us at WAU. This is the page where we help you find out how to make that dream of a U.S. education a reality, at Washington Adventist University.

English Language Proficiency
Our Christian Campus
Admissions Process
I-20 Process
Registration Process
International Student Packet: Undergraduate
International Student Packet: Graduate
International Student Services
International Student Advisor
International Student Enrollment Counselor


Studying in the United States is an exciting opportunity that will change your life in a way few other decisions could. If you are an adventurous, well-prepared student, who wants to “stretch your wings” and reach your full potential, this could very well be a great moment in your life.

Applying to a school in the United States also requires a few extra considerations, beyond those faced by students who that these additional features may make the application process seem complex.

However, since you are an important student population to us, we’ve assembled the information you will need to know—and to make it as simple and accessible as possible.

To speak to someone about how to make your transition easier, contact Duane Reid, our international student enrollment counselor at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The processes involved in becoming a WAU student
There are 3 (three) processes that are necessary for you to complete in order to become a WAU student.

You must be accepted as a student at WAU after going through the Admissions Process.

You must obtain a student visa from the American Embassy in your country of citizenship through the I-20 Process.

You must register for classes at Washington Adventist University through the Registration Process.