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Tuition

$40,510

$40,510

not including room and board

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,651
Declined + 3,853
Total Received 6,504
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  11

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/Accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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School Facts

Washington & Jefferson College, founded in 1781, is a private, residential liberal arts college. Its 60-acre campus is located in Washington, PA, 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,429
Established in 1781
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Codes

SAT 2967
ACT 3746

Private (nonprofit)

1,429

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
13%
30-36
11%
24-29
54%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
59%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
62%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
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Washington, PA

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Washington, PA

60-acre campus in Washington (population: 13,691), 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation to Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh airport, and local shopping areas.

Washington & Jefferson College
60 South Lincoln Street
Washington, PA 15301

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 37% of male students
 
4 sororities 43% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
13%
30-36
11%
24-29
54%
18-23
27%
12-17
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
59%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
62%
18-23
30%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,651
Declined + 3,853
Total Received 6,504

Admissions Contact

Alton Newell
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 724 223-6025
F: 724 223-6534
admission@washjeff.edu

Cost

Tuition $39,250
Room $5,970
Board $3,990
Additional fees $460
Books & supplies $800
Total $50,470
Average Financial Aid - $27,800
Total with Avg. Aid $22,670

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,800

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,625,579
State $1,643,622
Institutional $19,235,875
Other external $467,097
Total $22,972,173

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,954,635
Other external $175,196
Total $4,129,831

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference (Division III), Eastern College Athletic Conference, Empire 8, Landmark Conference
Mascot
Presidents
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biological Physics
Biology
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Child Development/Education
Communication Arts
Computing/Information Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Financial Economics
French
German
History
International Business
International Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Thematic Major
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Undergraduate

100%

1,429
students

Female
51%
729

Male
49%
700

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,419
students

Female
51%
722

Male
49%
697

undergraduatePart-time

1%

10
students

Female
70%
7

Male
30%
3

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.40
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

48%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented China
Colombia
Guatemala
Korea
Myanmar
Uganda
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kristin Crosby
Director of International Recruitment
724 503-1001, extension 6025
kcrosby@washjeff.edu

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