Washington & Jefferson College Rankings

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In the World#3387 of 14178
In North America#988 of 2629
In the United States#915 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#58 of 155
In Washington#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Avg. cost to attend
$26,787 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,262
Graduates
3
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Washington & Jefferson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%82%88%
Applicants2,7221,2691,453
Admissions2,3201,0381,282
Freshmen enrolled full time291138153

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White921 (73%)
Black or African American81 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown76 (6%)
Hispanic71 (6%)
Nonresident Alien50 (4%)
Two or more races39 (3%)
Asian27 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,787/year
Average aid awarded
$35,421
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,090
$30-48K$19,348
$48-75K$22,940
$75-110K$26,082
$110K+$33,224

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$48,758$2,100
Tuition in-state$48,758$2,100
Tuition out-of-state$48,758$2,100
Fee in-district$580
Fee in-state$580
Fee out-of-state$580

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,406
Combined charge for room and board$13,044
Room charge$7,654
Meal charge$5,390

Washington & Jefferson College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Psychology, General42
Business & Commerce, General37
Accounting29
Economics, General26
Political Science and Government, General20
English Language and Literature, General18
History, General13
Chemistry, General12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Spanish Language and Literature11
Information Technology10
Biochemistry9
Neuroscience9
Communication, General9
Economics, Other9
Physics, General6
Art & Art Studies, General6
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth5
Mathematics, General5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
International & Global Studies4
Sociology3
Biophysics3
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmaceutical Economics3
Music, General2
Public Policy Analysis, General2
German Language and Literature2
French Language and Literature1
Environmental Studies1
Philosophy1
Grand Total3103
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%74%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
408
Citations
11,028

Publication count by topic

Psychology
76
Chemistry
33
Computer science
32
Biology
29
Mathematics
27
Sociology
25
Economics
24
Political science
22
Art
19
Physics
18
History
17
Philosophy
14
Medicine
14
Business
11
Materials science
8
Environmental science
7
Geography
6
Engineering
4
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology13266,448
Sociology1996335
Philosophy210910
Physics2465481
Art24875
Economics2599236
History30113
Chemistry31541,275
Biology33241,040
Political science351721
Materials science3752272
Geography380738
Computer science4121212
Business417237
Environmental science443129
Engineering455634
Geology46701
Mathematics500729
Medicine510771

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990120
1991333
1992520
1993532
1994228
1995139
1996661
1997582
1998384
19993110
20007179
20019178
20029249
20037232
20043305
20055286
20068295
200713347
200810394
200915447
201011456
201115568
201217606
201314639
201416647
201525637
201615600
201739621
201830584
201920712
202019974

General info

Alternative namesWashington & Jefferson College
W&J
Founded1781
WikipediaWashington & Jefferson College
MottoJuncta Juvant
Together We Thrive
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff372
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address60 S Lincoln St
Washington, Pennsylvania, 15301
United States
City population14,000
Phone7245031001
Fax+1 (724) 223 6534

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