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Washington & Jefferson College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Washington and Jefferson College

Washington and Jefferson College

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Washington & Jefferson College Description:

Washington & Jefferson College sits on a 60-acre campus in Washington, Pennsylvania, a town located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. The college earned a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, but Washington and Jefferson also has many strong pre-professional programs in areas such as education, engineering, health, and law. The college has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and values the interaction of students and their professors. Founded in 1781, Washington & Jefferson College is one of the oldest colleges in the U.S.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,429 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 99% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $38,310
  • Books: $800
  • Room and Board: $9,960
  • Other Expenses: $900
  • Total Cost: $49,970

Washington & Jefferson College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 87%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,416
    • Loans: $8,598

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 70%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Washington & Jefferson College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.washjeff.edu/about

"To graduate men and women of uncommon integrity, competence and maturity who are effective lifelong learners and responsible citizens, and who are prepared to contribute substantially to the world in which they live. To this end, the College promotes the development of skills, knowledge, personal qualities and a worldview that characterizes a well-educated person."

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