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Washington College

  • Chestertown, MD
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 1,483
    total students
  • $40,384 | $40,384
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 579
    sat math
  • 583
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 27
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,647
    • Accepted3,088
    • Acceptance Rate66%
    • Enrolled1,483
    • Female Applicants2,803
    • Females Accepted1,867
    • Female Acceptance Rate66%
    • Male Applicants1,844
    • Males Accepted1,221
    • Male Acceptance Rate66%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.53
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 1st December 1st --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 583 520 640
    • SAT Math 579 530 640
    • SAT Writing 510 610
    • ACT Composite 27 25 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$40,384
    • Out-of-state tuition *$40,384
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$736.00
    • Room and board *$9,442.00
    • Room only *$4,796.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planYes
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,483
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.86%
    • Black or African American3.51%
    • White or Caucasian78.79%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.14%
    • Asian1.76%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races2.32%
    • Unknown4.49%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.13% representing 36 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students49% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 85%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Writers Union, Student Government Association, Hands Out, Omicron Delta Kappa, Dale Adams Society
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Crew No Yes No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes Division C No
    • Sailing Yes Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No No No
    • Water polo No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes Division C No
    • Sailing Yes Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
    • Water polo No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty181
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or students to 127 faculty

Location & Contact

300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620-1197
USA

Mr.Bradly Booke

Director of Admissions

Phone: 410-778-7700
Fax: 410-778-7287
Email: admissions_office@washcoll.edu



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