Washington College

Chestertown, MD

Washington College

Chestertown, MD

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$48,214

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

40%

male

60%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,329
Declined 572
Total Received 2,901
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Private

1,321

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,321
Established in 1782
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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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 (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,329
Declined 572
Total Received 2,901

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$31,372

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,724
Room $6,365
Board $7,304
Additional fees $490
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $63,383
Average Financial Aid - $31,372
Total with Avg. Aid $32,011

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,500,289
State $1,030,688
Institutional $24,369,629
Other external $452,042
Total $27,352,648

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,488,602
Other external $399,161
Total $9,887,763
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
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

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
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.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
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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

1,321

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,321
students

Female
60%
790

Male
40%
531

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,290
students

Female
60%
776

Male
40%
514

2%

31
students

Female
45%
14

Male
55%
17

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

56

semester hours

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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
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