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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
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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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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

3,761
Applied
3,454
Accepted
1,680
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

1,973
Females Applied
1,862
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,788
Males Applied
1,592
Males Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.52
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

44,540
Private
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Fees

11,772
Room & board
5,408
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

39,063
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,491
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
29,343
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,825
Avg. Loan Aid
22,609
Avg. Grant Aid
36,238
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,680
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.35%
Black or African American 21.27%
White or Caucasian 57.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 2.34%
Two or more races 3.48%
Other 6.59%

Gender

Male (48.15%)
Female (51.85%)

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 86%

Student Activities

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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
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

583
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 130
Part-time - 453
Male - 221
Female - 362
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