Washington College

Chestertown, MD

Washington College

Chestertown, MD

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Do You. Do It All. Do It Here.

Do you want to craft your own curriculum?
Do you want to graduate college with hands-on job experience?
Do you want professors who never turn down the chance for a one-on-one conversation?
Do you want a college community that embraces you for who you are? 

Washington College knows when it comes to education, one size doesn’t fit all. That’s why we offer many options to create your own compelling class schedule and work toward a major that truly inspires you. We get that learning shouldn’t only happen in the classroom—that’s why we offer internships, research fellowships, and countless other opportunities for hands-on learning outside of class. We also get that the college experience should be more than class schedules and study sessions—that’s why we have more than 80 on-campus clubs and organizations to connect you with what you love to do in your free time.

Washington College is a place where you can do you. Take classes that inspire you, find a major that prepares you for success, make friends who get you, join clubs and groups that fulfill you. Come to Washington College and do you.


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Recognized as one of the “Best Regional Colleges” | The Princeton Review


Ranked among the top 100 “Best Liberal Arts Universities” | Forbes

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#6 among top-ranked colleges and universities in Maryland | StateUniversity.com

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Included in The Best 386 Colleges | The Princeton Review

Signature centers

Washington College is home to the Center for Environment & Society, the Rose O’Neill Literary House, and the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience. Each signature center is linked to a broad intellectual community and provides programming, events, internships, and coursework that complement WC’s diverse academic departments and programs. Students from all majors can get involved with the centers as early as their first semester to gain hands-on experience and make the most of learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

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