Washington College: Statistics

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#2880 of 14,131 In the World
#843 of 2,597 In North America
#776 of 2,496 In the United States
#19 of 34 In Maryland
#342 of 1,068 For Military science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Avg. cost to attend
$29,570 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,089
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
washcoll.edu

Washington College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 80% 76% 83%
Applicants 2,901 1,084 1,817
Admissions 2,329 825 1,504
Freshmen enrolled full time 260 102 158

1,089 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

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

White 727 (67%)
Black or African American 122 (11%)
Hispanic 80 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 77 (7%)
Asian 38 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 37 (3%)
Two or more races 2 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,570/year
Average aid awarded
$36,015
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,639
$30-48K $19,748
$48-75K $20,340
$75-110K $26,181
$110K+ $36,079

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $47,724
Tuition in-state $47,724
Tuition out-of-state $47,724
Fee in-district $490
Fee in-state $490
Fee out-of-state $490

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,293
Combined charge for room and board $13,669
Room charge $6,365
Meal charge $7,304

Washington College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General 50
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 43
Psychology, General 35
Economics, General 29
English Language and Literature, General 19
Political Science and Government, General 18
Environmental Science 12
Environmental Studies 12
History, General 12
Sociology, General 12
Physics, General 11
Computer Science 9
Chemistry, General 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 8
Mass Communication & Media Studies 7
Music, General 6
Anthropology, General 5
International Relations and Affairs 5
Mathematics, General 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Philosophy 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Art & Art Studies, General 2
American & United States Studies & Civilization 1
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 319
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 68% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
543
Citations
8,308

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
190 / 2,494
Psychology
103 / 3,285
Computer Science
66 / 1,621
Biology
59 / 2,087
Political Science
58 / 760
Medicine
51 / 1,214
Environmental Science
48 / 818
Business
44 / 533
Sociology
41 / 502
Chemistry
40 / 847
Economics
40 / 349
Mathematics
37 / 834
Engineering
33 / 836
Art & Design
29 / 223
Child Psychology
27 / 1,525
Social Psychology
25 / 575
Math Teachers
25 / 709
History
25 / 32
Education Majors
21 / 586
Gender Studies
20 / 605
Demography
20 / 739
Physics
20 / 734
Law
20 / 22
Cognitive Science
19 / 333
Geography and Cartography
16 / 197
Ecology
15 / 176
Political Economy
15 / 25
Neuroscience
14 / 783
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
13 / 170
Classics and Ancient History
10 / 10
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 489
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
9 / 2
Development Studies
8 / 52
Finance
8 / 60
Inorganic Chemistry
8 / 133
Public Policy / Administration
8 / 41
Health Science
8 / 74
Philosophy
8 / 2
Archaeology
8 / 110
Biochemistry
7 / 117

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 70
1992 9 70
1993 6 90
1994 5 111
1995 3 85
1996 2 92
1997 7 114
1998 6 134
1999 6 114
2000 8 141
2001 5 130
2002 11 213
2003 16 201
2004 8 253
2005 14 320
2006 17 318
2007 15 363
2008 16 393
2009 9 401
2010 16 418
2011 20 517
2012 21 500
2013 22 547
2014 48 600
2015 40 633
2016 22 603
2017 28 655
2018 37 632
2019 38 616
2020 43 764
2021 34 948

Washington College alumni

  1. Linda Hamilton

    Linda Hamilton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Linda Carroll Hamilton is an American actress. She played 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

    Laura San Giacomo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision 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, 2022).

  3. James M. Cain

    James M. Cain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1892-1977 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    reporterjournalistwriternovelistscreenwriter
    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 (1936, 1943) became well known movies.

  4. Dean Skelos

    Dean Skelos
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Dean George Skelos is an American former politician from Long Island, New York.

General info

Founded 1782
Colors maroon, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 375
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, Maryland, 21620-1438
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 4107782800
Fax +1 (410) 778 7287

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