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Tuition & Fees

$44,900

$44,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
51%
400-499
7%
30-36
19%
24-29
44%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
61%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
53%
18-23
30%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

48%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,971
Declined + 3,864
Total Received 6,835
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Private (nonprofit)

1,350

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 2967
ACT 3746

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 1,350
Established in 1781
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Washington, PA

60-acre campus in Washington (population: 13,725), 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates free 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
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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 34% of male students
 
4 sororities 39% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
12%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
51%
400-499
7%
30-36
19%
24-29
44%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
61%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
53%
18-23
30%
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

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,971
Declined + 3,864
Total Received 6,835

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
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 $44,320
Room $6,956
Board $4,898
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $800
Total $57,554
Average Financial Aid - $33,603
Total with Avg. Aid $23,951

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,603

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,621,416
State $1,742,687
Institutional $23,588,425
Other external $487,198
Total $27,439,726

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $5,040,238
Other external $166,624
Total $5,206,862

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
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, Collegiate Water Polo Association, Ohio River Lacrosse Conference
Mascot
Presidents
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Healthcare Economics
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
Studio Art
Thematic Major
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Undergraduate

100%

1,350
students

Female
48%
654

Male
52%
696

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,342
students

Female
49%
650

Male
51%
692

undergraduatePart-time

1%

8
students

Female
50%
4

Male
50%
4

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

28%

Transfer applicants accepted

26%

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

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

90%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented China
Iraq
Japan
Kenya
Korea
Vietnam
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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