Tuition & Fees

$48,814

$48,814

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
43%
500-599
38%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
31%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
40%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,312
Declined + 1,325
Total Received 3,637
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Private (nonprofit)

1,367

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5888
ACT 1754

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Location

School Facts

Washington College, founded in 1782, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore, 75 miles from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,367
Established in 1782
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Chestertown, MD

120-acre campus in Chestertown (population: 5,064), 75 miles from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Major airports serve Baltimore and Washington, DC; bus and train serve Wilmington, DE (50 miles).

Washington College
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 6% of male students
 
3 sororities 11% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
43%
500-599
38%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
31%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
40%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,312
Declined + 1,325
Total Received 3,637

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Lorna Hunter
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 422-1782
F: 410 778-7287
admissions@washcoll.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$35,342

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,724
Room $6,180
Board $6,542
Additional fees $1,090
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $62,936
Average Financial Aid - $35,342
Total with Avg. Aid $27,594
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 410 778-7214
F: 410 778-7287
fa_office@washcoll.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Doryann Barnhardt
Director of Student Financial Aid
dbarnhardt2@washcoll.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
field hockey
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, rugby, trap/skeet, wakeboarding

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball, wakeboarding

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, field hockey, flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, racquetball, table tennis, trap/skeet, volleyball, walleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art/Art History
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Economics
English
Environmental Science/Studies
History
Human Development
Humanities
International Literature/Culture
International Studies
Mathematics
Modern Languages
Music
Nursing
Pharmacy
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

1,367

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,367
students

Female
59%
809

Male
41%
558

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,346
students

Female
60%
797

Male
40%
549

2%

21
students

Female
58%
12

Male
42%
9

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
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 Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

56

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • 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

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
India
Japan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tony Littlefield
Senior Associate Director, Director of Transfer & International Admissions
410 778-7700, extension 7744
tlittlefield2@washcoll.edu

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