McDaniel College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

McDaniel College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,005 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1867 and is one of the 2 schools located in Westminster, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
Fair
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 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
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.

McDaniel College student retention rate is fair at 75% (close to Maryland average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at McDaniel College is good - 72%.

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
$39,800
High
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $39,500 a year. The additional fees at McDaniel College beyond tuition are about $300, which makes it a total of $39,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
80%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 2,864 applications were submitted and 2,286 were accepted; so it is easy 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
$4,800
Medium
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
F
Unsafe
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 $4,800 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 very 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
Location Map - Street View:
McDaniel College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
McDaniel College Location Map - City View

Read all information about McDaniel College:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions


Maryland Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 34 accounting and finance colleges in Baltimore, Salisbury, Columbia, Westminster, Hagerstown, Arnold, Frostburg, and 20 more cities. Approximately 2,900 accounting and finance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for accounting and finance degree programs in MD is about $23,800.

Art
Learn about 30 art colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Columbia, Princess Anne, Bowie, La Plata, Towson, and 17 other cities. About 1,200 art degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for art programs in MD is approximately $27,800.

Biology
We list 31 biology colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Salisbury, Bowie, Laurel, Towson, Adelphi, and 18 more cities. About 3,700 biology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for biology degree programs in MD is about $31,300.

Business
Our listing contains 42 business colleges in Baltimore, Salisbury, Frederick, Columbia, Hagerstown, Westminster, College Park, and 24 other cities. About 10,000 business diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for business programs in MD is roughly $17,800.

Chemistry
Learn about 30 chemistry schools in Baltimore, Westminster, College Park, Rockville, Largo, Towson, Emmitsburg, and 18 other cities. About 1,000 chemistry diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for chemistry degree programs in MD: $32,200.

Communication and Journalism
Detailed information about 27 communication and journalism schools in Baltimore, College Park, North East, Hagerstown, Towson, Emmitsburg, Salisbury, and 17 more cities. Approximately 1,900 communication and journalism diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in MD is roughly $24,600.

Computer Science
Our directory contains 48 computer science colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Westminster, Frederick, Towson, Columbia, Salisbury, and 28 other cities. Around 7,700 computer science diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in MD is approximately $17,600.

Economics
Learn about 18 economics colleges in Baltimore, Westminster, College Park, Annapolis, Salisbury, Frederick, Chestertown, and 9 other cities. Approximately 1,300 economics degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for economics degree programs in MD is about $32,100.

Education
Our directory contains 40 education schools in Baltimore, Westminster, Salisbury, Frederick, Hagerstown, Adelphi, Emmitsburg, and 24 more cities. Around 5,500 education degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for education programs in MD is approximately $27,700.

English and Literature
Learn more about 34 english and literature colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Westminster, Bowie, Largo, Takoma Park, Arnold, and 22 more cities. Around 1,400 english and literature degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for english and literature programs in MD is roughly $27,100.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We reviewed 15 ethnic and cultural studies colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Towson, Princess Anne, College Park, Arnold, Saint Mary's City, and 9 more cities. Approximately 400 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in MD is roughly $27,100.

Film and Acting
Get details on 7 film and acting schools in Baltimore, College Park, Stevenson, Westminster, North East, and Towson. Approximately 100 film and acting degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for film and acting degree programs in MD is around $29,800.

Foreign Languages
Learn about 25 foreign languages colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Westminster, Chestertown, Saint Mary's City, Arnold, Frostburg, and 14 other cities. About 600 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for foreign languages degree programs in MD is around $28,400.

General Studies
Our listing contains 42 general studies schools in Baltimore, Salisbury, Frederick, Hagerstown, Westminster, Annapolis, Cumberland, and 25 other cities. Approximately 10,400 general studies diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for general studies programs in MD - $10,900.

Gerontology
Learn more about 10 gerontology colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Towson, Arnold, Westminster, College Park, and Adelphi. About 100 gerontology diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for gerontology degree programs in MD - $21,600.

History
We reviewed 23 history colleges in Baltimore, Salisbury, Bowie, Adelphi, Frostburg, Takoma Park, College Park, and 13 other cities. About 900 history degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for history degree programs in MD is around $25,300.

Library and Museum
Detailed information about 7 library and museum schools in Baltimore, Takoma Park, Adelphi, College Park, and Westminster. Approximately 300 library and museum diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for library and museum degree programs in MD - $37,500.

Management
Learn more about 43 management colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Westminster, Columbia, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Chestertown, and 25 more cities. Around 9,600 management degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for management degree programs in MD is roughly $18,000.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 32 mathematics schools in Baltimore, Westminster, Frederick, Chestertown, Princess Anne, Wye Mills, Frostburg, and 19 other cities. Approximately 900 mathematics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for mathematics degree programs in MD is approximately $31,000.

Music
Detailed information about 23 music schools in Baltimore, Westminster, Takoma Park, College Park, Princess Anne, Emmitsburg, Chestertown, and 11 other cities. About 600 music diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for music degree programs in MD is about $34,400.

Natural Resources and Environment
Detailed information about 28 natural resources and environment schools in Baltimore, Salisbury, Adelphi, Frostburg, Stevenson, College Park, North East, and 17 more cities. Around 1,000 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for natural resources and environment programs in MD is about $28,500.

Occupational Therapy
Our directory contains 27 occupational therapy colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Emmitsburg, North East, College Park, Largo, and 19 more cities. Approximately 1,200 occupational therapy diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy programs in MD is roughly $19,800.

Philosophy
Learn about 17 philosophy colleges in Baltimore, Salisbury, Frederick, Chestertown, Westminster, Saint Mary's City, Emmitsburg, and 7 more cities. Around 200 philosophy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for philosophy degree programs in MD is roughly $31,800.

Physics
Read information about 25 physics colleges in Baltimore, College Park, Salisbury, North East, Frostburg, Towson, Chestertown, and 15 more cities. Approximately 700 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for physics degree programs in MD is around $31,600.

Political Science
Get details on 22 political science schools in Baltimore, Salisbury, Bowie, Adelphi, Frostburg, Towson, College Park, and 12 more cities. Around 2,000 political science diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for political science programs in MD: $35,100.

Psychology
Read about 33 psychology schools in Baltimore, Frederick, Salisbury, College Park, Princess Anne, La Plata, Towson, and 18 other cities. Around 4,000 psychology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for psychology programs in MD is approximately $24,800.

Social Work
Detailed information about 23 social work colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Saint Mary's City, Hagerstown, College Park, Takoma Park, Adelphi, and 11 more cities. Around 1,800 social work diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for social work programs in MD is approximately $22,500.

Sociology and Anthropology
Get details on 21 sociology and anthropology schools in Baltimore, Towson, College Park, Saint Mary's City, Frederick, Chestertown, Takoma Park, and 10 more cities. Approximately 1,600 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in MD is about $26,200.

Theater and Drama
Read about 18 theater and drama colleges in Baltimore, Westminster, Chestertown, Saint Mary's City, Frostburg, Bowie, Towson, and 9 more cities. Approximately 300 theater and drama degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for theater and drama programs in MD is approximately $20,400.

Theology and Religion
We list 13 theology and religion schools in Baltimore, Capitol Heights, Takoma Park, Emmitsburg, Westminster, Saint Mary's City, College Park, Towson, and Frederick. Around 200 theology and religion diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for theology and religion programs in MD - $30,000.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges