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McDaniel College

Westminster, MD 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About Mcdaniel College

McDaniel College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Westminster, Maryland. Mcdaniel College was founded in 1867. The college currently enrolls around 2,996 students a year, including 1,762 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for McDaniel College

It is moderately difficult to get into Mcdaniel College. Around 82% of applicants get into Mcdaniel College each year. In 2022, 4,311 students applied to Mcdaniel College and 3,537 were admitted.

McDaniel College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 100%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests

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McDaniel College is located in the town of Westminster, Maryland, near Baltimore and Washington and DC.

If you would like to see Mcdaniel College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Baltimore Beltway (I-695) to Westminster, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall.

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College Info

2 College Hill Westminster, MD 21157-4390

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mcdaniel College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mcdaniel College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mcdaniel College is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Mcdaniel College is like? There are approximately 2,996 students enrolled at Mcdaniel College, including 1,762 undergraduate students and 1,234 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from MD and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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