McDaniel College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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McDaniel College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,280 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1867 and is one of the 2 schools located in Westminster, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
At McDaniel College you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

McDaniel College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Management, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
McDaniel College student retention rate is high at 83% (well above Maryland average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at McDaniel College is good - 70%.

Student to faculty ratio at McDaniel College is good - 11:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,100
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $35,800 a year. The additional fees at McDaniel College beyond tuition are about $300, which makes it a total of $36,100 a year.

Read the details about McDaniel College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
As reported in recent government data, 3,560 applications were submitted and 2,283 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at McDaniel College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
McDaniel College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at McDaniel College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D
McDaniel College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,000 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at McDaniel College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, McDaniel College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

McDaniel College Location and Maps



Post Address: McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157, USA
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