McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$45,876

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,413
Declined 794
Total Received 4,207
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Private

1,789

undergraduate students

1,629

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences. Its 160-acre campus is located in Westminster, Maryland.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,418
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

160-acre campus in Westminster (population: 18,593), 30 miles from Baltimore and 60 miles from Washington, DC; branch campus abroad in Budapest, Hungary. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Baltimore; other airport serves Washington, DC. School operates transportation to Baltimore and Washington, DC area.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD
21157

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,413
Declined 794
Total Received 4,207

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$34,145

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,876
Housing $5,626
Food $6,910
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $59,612
Average Financial Aid - $34,145
Total with Avg. Aid $25,467

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,365,992
State $272,742
Institutional $39,094,382
Other external $667,756
Total $43,400,872

Non-need-based

Federal $667,870
State $15,900
Institutional $9,195,818
Other external $123,426
Total $10,003,014

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 638-5005
F: 410 857-2729
finaid@mcdaniel.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, flag football, floor hockey, golf, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services, Other. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Administration of Special Education. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Publishing. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Sociology
  3. Business Administration/management/general

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,418

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

52%

1,789
students

Female
52%
929

Male
48%
860

48%

1,629
students

Female
81%
1,327

Male
19%
302

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,723
students

Female
52%
894

Male
48%
829

4%

66
students

Female
53%
35

Male
47%
31

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented China
El Salvador
Ethopia
Nigeria
South Korea
The Ivory Coast
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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