Washington College: Statistics

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#2761 of 14,160In the World
#818 of 2,624In North America
#751 of 2,523In the United States
#19 of 34In Maryland
#475 of 1,105For Military science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
92%
Avg. cost to attend
$31,528 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,288
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Washington College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%91%93%
Applicants2,2258061,419
Admissions2,0557301,325
Freshmen enrolled full time325124201

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White882 (69%)
Black or African American140 (11%)
Hispanic82 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown66 (5%)
Nonresident Alien61 (5%)
Asian49 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.2%)
Two or more races1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$31,528/year
Average aid awarded
$33,014
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,931
$30-48K$20,531
$48-75K$22,479
$75-110K$28,468
$110K+$38,518

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$47,724
Tuition in-state$47,724
Tuition out-of-state$47,724
Fee in-district$1,090
Fee in-state$1,090
Fee out-of-state$1,090

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,293
Combined charge for room and board$13,340
Room charge$6,180
Meal charge$7,160

Washington College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General50
Biology & Biological Sciences, General41
Psychology, General35
Economics, General28
English Language and Literature, General21
Political Science and Government, General13
Environmental Science12
Computer Science12
International Relations and Affairs12
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies10
History, General10
Environmental Studies10
Physics, General8
Anthropology8
Sociology8
Music, General6
Chemistry, General6
Mathematics, General5
American & United States Studies & Civilization4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Spanish Language and Literature2
French Language and Literature2
German Language and Literature1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1
Philosophy1
Grand Total317
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%72%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
601
Citations
10,607

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
212 / 2,413
Psychology
116 / 3,870
Computer Science
75 / 1,905
Biology
67 / 2,055
Political Science
62 / 486
Medicine
59 / 1,665
Environmental Science
56 / 878
Business
51 / 562
Economics
43 / 354
Chemistry
41 / 801
Mathematics
40 / 2,363
Sociology
40 / 496
Art & Design
37 / 402
Engineering
37 / 989
Child Psychology
30 / 1,667
History
29 / 32
Social Psychology
28 / 711
Math Teachers
25 / 2,228
Demography
25 / 923
Cognitive Science
23 / 500
Physics
22 / 702
Education Majors
22 / 579
Law
20 / 20
Geography and Cartography
20 / 207
Gender Studies
20 / 310
Ecology
19 / 181
Political Economy
17 / 34
Neuroscience
15 / 733
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
14 / 2
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
13 / 163
Communications and Public Relations
12 / 480
Classics and Ancient History
11 / 10
Archaeology
10 / 110
Public Policy / Administration
10 / 76
Philosophy
9 / 3
Zoology
8 / 51
Health Science
8 / 224
Finance
8 / 48
Inorganic Chemistry
8 / 127
Creative Writing
8 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990459
1991865
1992969
1993692
19945111
1995380
1996188
19977110
19986134
19996115
20008135
20015132
200211207
200316202
20048248
200514317
200617320
200714353
200816393
20099393
20109409
201119520
201221486
201322546
201443584
201539605
201624564
201729616
201835556
201938532
202043719

Washington College alumni

  1. Linda Hamilton

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    Linda Hamilton
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    actorvoice actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Linda Carroll Hamilton is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Sarah Connor in the Terminator film series and Catherine Chandler in the television series Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990), for which she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. She also starred as Vicky Baxter in the horror film Children of the Corn (1984), Doctor Amy Franklin in the monster film King Kong Lives (1986), and Mayor Rachel Wando in the disaster thriller film Dante's Peak (1997). Hamilton had a recurring role as Mary Elizabeth Bartowski on NBC's Chuck.

  2. Laura San Giacomo

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    Laura San Giacomo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Laura San Giacomo is an American actress. She played Cynthia in the film Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Kit De Luca in the film Pretty Woman (1990),Crazy Cora in the film "Quigley Down Under" (1990), Nadine Cross in The Stand (1994), and Maya Gallo on the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003). A BAFTA and two-time Golden Globe Award nominee, she also played the regular role of Rhetta Rodriguez on the TNT drama Saving Grace (2007–2010), and the recurring role of Dr. Grace Confalone on the CBS drama NCIS (2016–2019).

  3. James M. Cain

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    James M. Cain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1892-1977 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    screenwriternovelistjournalistreporterwriter
    Biography

    James Mallahan Cain was an American author and journalist. Cain vehemently opposed labeling, but he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and is seen as one of the creators of the roman noir. His crime novels The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), Serenade (1937), Mildred Pierce (1941) and Double Indemnity (1944) became well known movies.

  4. Raph Koster

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    Raph Koster
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    musicianvideo game designerwriter
    Biography

    Raphael "Raph" Koster is an American entrepreneur, game designer, and author of A Theory of Fun for Game Design. Koster is widely recognized for his work as the lead designer of Ultima Online and the creative director behind Star Wars Galaxies. From 2006 until 2013 he worked as the founder and president of Metaplace (previously operating as Areae and acquired by social gaming company Playdom in 2010, which was in turn acquired by Disney) producing a Facebook game platform.

General info

Founded1782
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff428
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, Maryland, 21620-1438
United States
City population5,000
Phone4107782800
Fax+1 (410) 778 7287

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