Washington College

Chestertown, MD

Washington College

Chestertown, MD

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$49,768

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
38%
18-23
29%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,055
Declined 170
Total Received 2,225
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Private

1,288

undergraduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,288
Established in 1782
Coeducational Coeducational

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).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore and Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

Washington College
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD
21620

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student environmental alliance
  • Student Government association
  • Sorority and fraternity life
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • E-sports

Top Events

  • Fall Family Weekend
  • Shoremal
  • George Washington's Birthday Ball
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • LiveSafe mobile app

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
38%
18-23
29%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,055
Declined 170
Total Received 2,225

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $48,678
Room & board $12,722
Additional fees $1,090
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,500
Total $65,390
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,288

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,288
students

Female
60%
769

Male
40%
519

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,265
students

Female
61%
761

Male
39%
504

2%

23
students

Female
35%
8

Male
65%
15

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 69%
Student 5 year graduation rate 69%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

20

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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