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Tuition & Fees

$43,226

$43,226

not including room and board

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,955
Declined + 4,139
Total Received 7,094
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

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 and sciences college. Its 60-acre campus is located in Washington, PA, 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,362
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)

1,362

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
33%
500-599
48%
400-499
14%
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
28%
12-17
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%
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Washington, PA

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Washington, PA

60-acre campus in Washington (population: 13,725), 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
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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 40% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
33%
500-599
48%
400-499
14%
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
28%
12-17
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%

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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,955
Declined + 4,139
Total Received 7,094

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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Admissions Contact

Robert J. Gould
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 724 223-6025
F: 724 223-6534
admission@washjeff.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,656
Room $6,694
Board $4,712
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $800
Total $55,432
Average Financial Aid - $31,274
Total with Avg. Aid $24,158

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,274

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,502,592
State $1,616,266
Institutional $22,475,283
Other external $520,815
Total $26,114,956

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $4,015,051
Other external $115,066
Total $4,130,117

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, Collegiate Water Polo Association, Ohio River Women's Lacrosse 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
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Thematic Major
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Undergraduate

100%

1,362
students

Female
49%
670

Male
51%
692

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,354
students

Female
50%
666

Male
50%
688

undergraduatePart-time

1%

8
students

Female
50%
4

Male
50%
4

Student Break-down

2%
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
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

27%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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

72

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 22
Countries most often represented China
Colombia
Korea
Mexico
Nigeria
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
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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