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Washington College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Washington College Description:

Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, Washington College has a long and rich history. The college was recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its many strengths in the liberal arts and sciences. The Center for Environment & Society, the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, and the Rose O’Neill Literary House are all valuable resources for supporting undergraduate education. Washington College's location in scenic Chestertown, Maryland, provides students with opportunities to explore the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the Chester River. On the athletic front, the Washington College Shoremen and Shorewomen compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. The college fields seven men's and nine women's varsity sports. The college also has a co-ed sailing team.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,514 (1,470 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $39,944
  • Books: $1,250 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,824
  • Other Expenses: $2,500
  • Total Cost: $52,518

Washington College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,284
    • Loans: $7,497

Scholarships for Washington College (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Liberal Studies, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 65%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 69%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Washington College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.washcoll.edu/about/our-mission.php

"Washington College challenges and inspires emerging citizen leaders to discover lives of purpose and passion."

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