1,484
Students
Financial aid thermometer
32,393
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
47
47%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Washington College is a 4-year institution located in Chestertown, MD, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD  21620
United States
Contact Email: wc_admissions@washcoll.edu
Phone: 410-778-7700
Fax: 410-778-7287

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 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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French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,515
Applied
2,626
Accepted
1,484
Enrolled
48%
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Female Admissions

3,670
Females Applied
1,654
Females Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,845
Males Applied
972
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.65
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 February 15th Not reported
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 550 670
SAT Math 580 540 630
ACT Composite 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,888
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Fees

1,118
Full-time student fees
12,414
Room & board
6,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

32,393
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,772
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,234
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,293
Avg. Loan Aid
18,106
Avg. Grant Aid
29,254
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,484
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.53%
Black or African American 7.95%
White or Caucasian 68.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 3.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 0.54%
Other 3.64%

Gender

Male (41.98%)
Female (58.02%)

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 85%

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:
Fall Family Weekend, George Washington's Birthday Ball 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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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Presidential Fellows, Dance Club, Habitat for Humanity, Peer Mentor and Animal Impact Club

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
LiveSafe mobile app

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

175
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 116
Part-time - 59
Male - 85
Female - 90