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McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

McDaniel College

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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,814
Applied
2,392
Accepted
1,558
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

1,338
Females Applied
1,276
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,476
Males Applied
1,116
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.5
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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 584 540 620
SAT Math 565 520 610
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

43,260
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Fees

11,430
Room & board
5,250
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

41,454
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,412
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
34,056
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,991
Avg. Loan Aid
21,698
Avg. Grant Aid
37,622
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,558
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.39%
Black or African American 14.27%
White or Caucasian 64.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 2.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.94%
Other 4%

Gender

Male (49.17%)
Female (50.83%)

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 82%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming and Spring Fling

Student Services

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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
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

564
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 133
Part-time - 431
Male - 234
Female - 330