Washington College requires at least 128 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Washington College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Washington College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 74% of students who start college at Washington College graduate within six years.
Washington College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Washington College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Washington College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Washington College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Washington College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Washington College.
Student Designed Majors
Washington College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Washington College
Washington College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Washington College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Washington College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Washington College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Washington College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ Students at Washington College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Clifton M. Miller Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Washington College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with University of Maryland
•Pharmacy with University of Maryland
Does Washington College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Washington College does not have any ROTC programs.
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