Washington University of Virginia (Washington Baptist)

Introduction

OMNIS ARBOR BONA FRUCTUS BONOS FACIT

Every good tree bears good fruit. This is the principle of our philosophy. All people are created equal, with fundamental duties and rights, including social-economical duties and rights to pursue happiness. At Washington University of Virginia, we are committed to help our students bear good fruit in life and contribute to the community.

OUR MISSION

To develop men and women of character and leadership by inculcating quality Christian education through healthy institutional services so that they make meaningful contributions to the world

FORMATION OF CHARACTER

This is the ultimate goal of our education. Bearing of good fruit is tied to the state of the tree. Likewise, the measure of one’s success must also accompany the measure one’s character. The formation of character, therefore, is the foremost important education that we must endeavor ourselves.

Statement of Faith

We believe that there is one God, eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe the Bible to be inspired, the one infallible, authoritative Word of God.

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious atonement through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal and visible return in power and glory.

We believe that man was created in the image of God, that he was tempted by Satan and fell, and that, because of the exceeding sinfulness of human nature, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely necessary for salvation.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life, and by whom the church is empowered to carry out Christ’s great commission.

We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost, those who are saved unto the resurrection of life and those who are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

Organization and Commitment

Washington University of Virginia is a Non-Profit, Religious Institution incorporated with Commonwealth of Virginia. WUV is owned by the Board of Directors, with Dr. N. Eugene Brymer serving as current Chairman of the Board and Dr. Peter M. Chang serving as the sixth president. The Statement of WUV History can be found in WUV Academic Catalog. The Statement of Ownership of WUV is available upon request by writing to info@wuv.edu or visiting the Admission’s Office at 4300 Evergreen Lane, Annadale, VA 22003. Being faithful to the mission of the institution, we are committed to helping students, so that our students may become positive influences in our society. Just as our motto says, “Good Tree, Good Fruit”, our goals are focused on individual students, because we believe that each of our students is an agent of Missio Dei, and therefore has meaningful purpose to contribute to all.

Statement of Institutional Effectiveness

Washington University of Virginia is committed to raising its educational standards by undertaking systematic planning and assessment measures to evaluate each program’s effectiveness. To this end, WUV staff and faculty are committed to making a difference towards institutional growth and student learning by placing what has been learned from the evaluation process and putting it into practice within all aspects of WUV’s operation, and importantly, doing so which honors and adheres to the university’s mission.

The effect of WUV’s educational effort is seen in the fact that most of students find employment. Among the 2019 graduates 43.37% received an internship, including Optional Practical Training (OPT), 22.89% found a permanent job, 17.50% pursued an advanced degree, 13.25% transferred to other institutions,4.82% returned to their home countries, and 15.66% continued with their original job.

The ATS Graduating Student Questionnaire (GSQ) for 2018-19 demonstrates the low debt of the seminary students, which is generally attributed to WUV’s affordable tuition rates. According to the 2018-2019 GSQ findings, 70% of the students brought no educational debts upon entering the seminary while 30% of the students brought educational debts of less than $20,000. 85% of the students incurred no educational debts during their study in the seminary while 15% incurred less than $10,000.

According to the findings of the 2018 Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI), WUV’s performance average is higher than the national average in the following categories:

Meeting students’ expectations rates 4.76 over 4.65 (National Four-Year Private schools’ average) (+0.11);

Satisfaction with their experience with the school is 5.23 over 5.29 (-0.06); and

Willingness to enroll at WUV again is 5.41 over 5.23 (+0.18).

Students at WUV also have a great educational advantage regarding learning within a diverse classroom environment. Thirty five nationalities are represented within the WUV student body. Students share with each other their cultures, diets, and customs. This unique exposure helps students overcome fears, prejudices, and biases and offers the opportunity to realize that it is possible for people to live together in harmony.

Locations

Annandale

Address
Evergreen Lane,4300
22003 Annandale, Virginia, USA

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