Washington College is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Chestertown, MD, less than an hour from Baltimore and Washington, DC.
Founded in 1782, the institution currently enrolls around 1,089 students a year, including 1,089 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $22,380,000. For each full-time student, Washington College spends about $18,794.
Acceptance rate: 80%
Average GPA: 3.69
Mean ACT score: 26
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is moderately difficult to get into Washington College. The acceptance rate at Washington College is 80 percent.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.69 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 26.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
About 79 percent of students who start at Washington College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 388 students who started at Washington College as first-time freshman, 270 graduate within four years.
Washington College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 71 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 68 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $42,530 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $57,248 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Washington College is Feb 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Washington College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Washington College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Washington College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Washington College is like? There are approximately 1,288 students enrolled at Washington College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 44% percent are from MD and 56% percent of students are from other states.
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