Why Choose an Adventist College or University?
Top Benefits of Adventist Colleges and Universities (vs. Public Universities)
As much as you want to lean into God’s plans, the next decade hasn’t been outlined through skywriting, billboards or Google Maps. An Adventist campus helps strengthen your internal and eternal GPS by blending quality career preparation with soul-sustaining spiritual development, a life-changing combination for the next 10 … or even 10,000 years.
more likely to develop a deeper relationship with Jesus
more likely to participate in mission service or mission trips
more likely to experience professors who studied the Bible with students
more likely to work on campus
If variety is the spice of life, Adventist colleges might as well be jalapenos. Your college experience shouldn’t be a bland, boring sack of potatoes. All the ingredients you need to participate and lead among your peers in campus life await you, including on-campus jobs, worship, sports, music, volunteer/mission service and student clubs.
Ever heard of six degrees of separation? It means you are six or less acquaintances away from anyone on the planet. In the Adventist global community, it’s probably closer to two degrees of separation. A Lifelong LinkedIn network of classmates, faculty and staff who share your faith in Christ and support your personal growth and development.
more likely to experience positive dating interactions
more likely to develop lifelong friendships with classmates, faculty, staff
more likely to participate in campus activities like sports, music, publications, clubs
more likely to learn the importance of healthy living
You’re investing your time, money, and brainpower to get that diploma. But the outcome is so much more than a piece of paper. You’ll get career, leadership, public speaking and ethical decision skills, PLUS, healthy living habits and a faith affirming life philosophy. A versatile and relevant Adventist education prepares you … to adult!
Choose from 13 Adventist Colleges and Universities!
Select any marked location on the map to find out more about each Adventist College or University.
You’ll discover an environment of challenging academics with small classes where you feel at home, surrounded by friends and mentors who share your values.
Walla Walla University
A vibrant learning community dedicated to Seventh-day Adventist values and ideals. We are committed to excellence in thought, generosity in service, beauty in expression and faith in God.
Pacific Union College
For more than 130 years, PUC has produced creative, socially responsive graduates who are ready to represent Christ in a vast and changing world.
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda University is a distinctive health sciences institution whose mission is to continue the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ.
La Sierra University
La Sierra University is all about being open. We’re open to new ideas, your classmates are open to a Christ-centered education, your professors’ doors are open … you name it. Located just an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, you’ll find a diverse, 150-acre campus, where we’re committed to service and fostering religious tolerance, human rights and personal empowerment.
Southwestern Adventist University
Southwestern Adventist University is dedicated to personalizing your learning experience on a diverse campus (more than 20% of our student body comprises international students). The school provides numerous chances to explore, discover, pray and serve.
Ranked in the top tier of colleges in the region, Union College provides students with a traditional liberal arts education combined with real-world and hands-on experience.
At Andrews University, you’ll join nearly 3,600 students (from more than 100 countries) who are challenged to seek knowledge, affirm faith and change the world. With 180 educational programs, Andrews helps you and your classmates learn how to make three vital connections – mental, spiritual and social – that ensure your continuing success.
Kettering College is located just outside of Dayton in southwest Ohio. Here, you’ll find a challenging educational setting that will ensure that you grow both personally and professionally. Plus, you’ll have countless opportunities for service in mission, locally and abroad.
Southern Adventist University
Located in the Smoky Mountain foothills of Tennessee, Southern Adventist University offers more than 80 undergraduate programs to 3,100 students in an environment that combines stimulating academic experiences with traditional Adventist values.
Oakwood University, located on a beautiful campus in northern Alabama, continues to carry its high Christian values through an environment focused on the practical application of biblical principles to daily life.
At AdventHealth University , we believe in creating graduates who understand that health care is a ministry where your hands are doing God’s work. Our unique relationship with the Florida Hospital Healthcare System provides unparalleled clinical experience for our students.
Washington Adventist University
Washington Adventist University embodies the phrase “best of both worlds.” The campus is just a few miles from the heart of the nation’s capital, a place we consider our hands-on learning laboratory (and an amazing career and internship resource). Plus, we’re located in a beautiful, quiet suburb right outside of the city.
Explore Each Campus!
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI
LACOMBE, ALBERTA, CA
LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY
LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY
LOMA LINDA, CA
PACIFIC UNION COLLEGE
NAPA VALLEY, CA
SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
WALLA WALLA UNIVERSITY
WALLA WALLA, WA
WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
TAKOMA PARK, MD