1,405
Students
Financial aid thermometer
37,503
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
47
47%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Washington & Jefferson College is a Comprehensive institution located in Washington, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 60 South Lincoln Street
Washington, PA  15301
United States
Contact Mr. Robert J. Gould
Vice President for Enrollment
Email: admission@washjeff.edu
Phone: 724-223-6025
Fax: 724-223-6534

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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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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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
Economics Checkmark
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,358
Applied
2,564
Accepted
1,405
Enrolled
48%
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Female Admissions

2,905
Females Applied
1,474
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,453
Males Applied
1,090
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.71
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 1st
Early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan January 15th February 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 570 650
SAT Math 600 550 640
ACT Composite 26 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,384
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Fees

580
Full-time student fees
12,676
Room & board
7,438
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

37,503
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,035
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,887
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,631
Avg. Loan Aid
20,989
Avg. Grant Aid
12,202
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,405
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.56%
Black or African American 5.2%
White or Caucasian 74.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 1.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.56%
Other 5.2%

Gender

Male (52.24%)
Female (47.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week/Involvement Expo, Spring Concert and Street Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Activities Board, Black Student Union, Mock Trial and Latino Culture Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security cameras monitored 24/7 throughout campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Division 3 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 No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

162
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 111
Part-time - 51
Male - 81
Female - 81