Washington College: Review & Facts

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Washington College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,430 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1782 and is the only institution located in Chestertown, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Washington College you can earn your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Washington College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Biology, Psychology, and History. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Washington College is high at 82% (above Maryland average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Washington College is average: 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at Washington College is good: 11:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,000
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - $42,900 annually. The additional fees at Washington College (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,100; which totals $44,000 annually.

Read the details about Washington 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
54%
Doable
According to recent data, 6,847 applications were submitted and 3,702 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Washington College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Washington College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,400 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Washington College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington College Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington College, 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438, USA
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