Tuition & Fees

$47,006

$47,006

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
51%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,626
Declined + 2,889
Total Received 5,515
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Private (nonprofit)

1,484

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 1,484
Established in 1782
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Chestertown, MD

120-acre campus in Chestertown (population: 5,080), 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 15% of male students
 
3 sororities 17% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
51%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%

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

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,626
Declined + 2,889
Total Received 5,515

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
wc_admissions@washcoll.edu

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,393

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,888
Room $5,776
Board $6,414
Additional fees $1,118
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $60,596
Average Financial Aid - $32,393
Total with Avg. Aid $28,203
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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 And 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

1,484

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,484
students

Female
58%
861

Male
42%
623

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,456
students

Female
59%
847

Male
41%
609

2%

28
students

Female
50%
14

Male
50%
14

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

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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