McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$45,876

not including room and board

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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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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

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $5,626
Board $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
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference

Majors

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

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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