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McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

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Overview

McDaniel College is a Comprehensive institution located in Westminster, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2 College Hill
Westminster, MD  21157-4390
United States
Contact Mrs. Janelle Holmboe
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@mcdaniel.edu
Phone: 410-857-2230
Fax: 410-857-2757

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Publishing Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,207
Applied
3,413
Accepted
1,818
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,340
Females Applied
1,973
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,867
Males Applied
1,440
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,336
Private
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Fees

12,302
Room & board
5,682
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

41,532
Avg. Financial Aid Package
44,326
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
42,201
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,486
Avg. Loan Aid
16,018
Avg. Grant Aid
38,787
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,818
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.25%
Black or African American 23.93%
White or Caucasian 55.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 1.82%
Two or more races 3.41%
Other 4.29%

Gender

Male (45.1%)
Female (54.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 64%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming and Spring Fling

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Black Student Union, International Club, Maryland State Legislature and McDaniel Allies

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

613
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 128
Part-time - 485
Male - 372
Female - 241
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