Washington College

300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620-1438

About Washington College

Washington College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees in the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards the majority of its master’s and professional degrees in the arts and sciences fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,310
Student Age% Under 2596%
 % 25 and Over4%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time94%
 % Part-time6%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.5%
 % Black4.7%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown4.3%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted74%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled14%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT30%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800620 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$36,738
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$36,738
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants79%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,250
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,834
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,100
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Chestertown Area

Median Age30.6
Median Household Income$30,607
Total Population5,197
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total42.9% 57.1%
 Age 0-941.1%58.9%
 Age 10-1752.0%48.0%
 Age 18-2435.0%65.0%
 Age 25-2956.6%43.4%
 Age 30-3955.0%45.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.4%
 % Black23.1%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.6%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,834
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,100
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$608
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%50.3%33.8%
 $500 to $74946.2%35.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99953.8%5.3%43.3%
 Over $10000.0%8.6%8.2%
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