64%

Acceptance Rate

$29,979

Avg.Financial Aid

002108

FAFSA Code

About Washington College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,367

Website

www.washcoll.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Chestertown, Maryland, Washington College is a private university. At Washington College, the total enrolment stands at 1,288. The school has an academic staff of 128 who teach various courses to the students. At Washington College, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at WC, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Linda Hamilton (Actor, Voice acting), James M. Cain (Journalist, Writer), Raph Koster (Designer, Game designer), and Laura San Giacomo (Actor, Voice acting). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. WC offers a total of 24 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education).

Location & Contact

Address

300 Washington Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4107782800
Fax: 4107787287
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Washington College at the 281st position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

64%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As a general rule, securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, at Washington College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438. To gather more information, they can call them at (410) 778-2800.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,457

Average Annual Cost

$45,888

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,090

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,414

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,750

Total One Year Cost

$64,542

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $63,045. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($48,814), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($12,722), and budget for other expenses ($2,845). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

60 Graduates

Biology, General

41 Graduates

Economics

35 Graduates

Psychology, General

32 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

30 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

21 Graduates

Political Science and Government

18 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

16 Graduates

Anthropology

13 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Sociology

11 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

10 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Computer Science

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,367

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

18%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

71% White

3% Unknown

9% Black

6% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

58%

Out Of State

41%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$83,448 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

85%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,020/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,020/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Shoremen/Shorewomen

School Colors

maroon and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

12

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At WC, $12,722 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,730

$24,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$246 - 252

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,979

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,390

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,638

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,564

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$46,756

$30K - $48K

$39,352

$48K - $75K

$35,528

$75K - $110K

$30,416

> $110K

$24,057

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,887,763

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,375, whereas the financial aid is $30,408. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $6,267 as well as institutional aid worth $30,408. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Washington College amount to $9,887,763 per annum.

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