If you are thinking about applying to Washington College, the regular decision application deadline is February 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Washington College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||29%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||19%|
Washington College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 12/15.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Washington College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Washington College is moderately difficult. Washington College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Washington College accepted 80% of students, around 2,329 of the 2,901 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Washington College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Washington College must submit the following items. Double check with Washington College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Washington College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 42% submitted a class rank. At Washington College 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 57% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Washington College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Washington College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Washington College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of Washington College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 19% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Washington College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1070 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Washington College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1070, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Washington College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Washington College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Washington College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Washington College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Washington College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Washington College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Washington College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Washington College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Washington College.
Does Washington College accept transfer credits?
Washington College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Washington College accepts:
Does Washington College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Washington College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Washington College?
No, Washington College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Washington College's acceptance rate?
Washington College's acceptance rate is 80%.
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How hard is it to get into Washington College? Washington College is a somewhat selective institution. The Washington College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.
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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 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Washington College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.69. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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