Washington College
Chestertown, MD 21620-1438

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,479
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 17%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,281 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

49%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Washington College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,720 applications and only 3,295 students were granted admission. Washington College is at the #47 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Washington College's tuition was $42,844 for all students regardless of residency (59.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$32,658
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$42,844
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$42,844
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Washington College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 20% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,725 (which is 7.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Washington College in 2016-2017, was 243, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,486 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)

$4,725
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,486
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Washington College has enrolled a total of 1,479 students (1,458 students full-time and 21 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,479 students, 31 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

1,479
Total Enrollment
31
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Washington College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 22% 48
Visual And Performing Arts 9% 20
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 14
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 12
English Language And Literature/letters 5% 12
Psychology 3% 7
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3% 6
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

73%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Washington College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
27%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$36,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Washington College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,000. Last year, out of the total 278 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 278 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 362 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 362 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $36,000 $45,300
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 278 362

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Washington College.

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27.9 mile away
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29.2 mile away
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30.5 mile away
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