McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

Tuition & Fees

$44,540

$44,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,454
Declined + 307
Total Received 3,761
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Private (nonprofit)

1,680

undergraduate students

1,208

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5898
ACT 1756

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,888
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Westminster, MD

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.

McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
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
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 14% of male students
 
6 sororities 15% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,454
Declined + 307
Total Received 3,761

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Janelle Holmboe
Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions
P: 800 638-5005
F: 410 857-2757
admissions@mcdaniel.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$39,063.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,540
Room $5,408
Board $6,364
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $57,512
Average Financial Aid - $39,063
Total with Avg. Aid $18,449
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
April 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kemia Himon
Director of Financial Aid
khimon@mcdaniel.edu

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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
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Paul Moyer (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference
Mascot
Green Terror
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administration
Applied Mathematics
Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies
Art
Art/Communication
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Mathematics
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Business Administration/Economics
Business Administration/German
Chemistry
Chemistry/Kinesiology
Cinema
Cinema/Theatre Arts
Communications
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Data Analytics
Deaf Education
Disability Support Services
Economics
Economics/German
Economics/Mathematics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English/Theatre Arts
Environmental Studies
Gerontology
Health Sciences
History
Human Resources Management
Human Service Management
Innovations in Teaching/Learning
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Physics
Media/Library Science
Music/Theatre Arts
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science/International Studies
Pre-Kindergarten-12 Education
Psychology
Public Administration/Policy
Reading Specialist/Literacy Leadership
School Librarianship
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Student Designed Major
TESOL
Theatre Arts
Writing/Publishing
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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

2,888

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

1,680
students

Female
52%
871

Male
48%
809

42%

1,208
students

Female
82%
985

Male
18%
223

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,653
students

Female
52%
857

Male
48%
796

2%

27
students

Female
52%
14

Male
48%
13

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
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
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Brooke Hain
Associate Director of Admissions
410 857-2546
bhain@mcdaniel.edu

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