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Washington College

Chestertown, MD

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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

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Data Science, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,554
Applied
1,908
Accepted
955
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

1,608
Females Applied
1,261
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

946
Males Applied
647
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.69
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 November 15th
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 653 620 710
SAT Math 627 570 680
ACT Composite 27 25 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,146
Private
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Fees

1,090
Full-time student fees
13,636
Room & board
6,556
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

Financial Aid

44,884
Avg. Financial Aid Package
45,367
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
31,737
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,495
Avg. Loan Aid
27,506
Avg. Grant Aid
2,304
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
92%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
44%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

955
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.66%
Black or African American 11.55%
White or Caucasian 64.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 3.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Other 8.34%

Gender

Male (41.88%)
Female (58.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed 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
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Family Weekend, Shoremal and George Washington Birthday Ball

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student environmental alliance, Student Government association, Sorority and fraternity life, National Society of Leadership and Success and E-sports

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 Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rowing No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

103
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 91
Part-time - 12
Male - 65
Female - 77
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