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Washington College Overview

Washington College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Chestertown, Maryland. Chestertown is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Washington College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$37,387 Avg Cost After Aid
70% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Washington College may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • Students at Washington College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Washington College is the bachelor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Washington College makes roughly $66,291 a year. This is 62% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average Washington College student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Washington College?


Contact details for Washington College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620-1438
Phone: 410-778-7700

How Do I Get Into Washington College?

You can apply to Washington College online at:

Admission Requirements for Washington College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Washington College?

70% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
Washington College has an acceptance rate of 70%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Can I Afford Washington College?

$37,387 Net Price
55% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Washington College is $37,387. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Washington College, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $8,938 a year. That adds up to $35,752 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Washington College is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Washington College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,015 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,026 undergraduate students at Washington College, with 1,015 being full-time and 11 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,015 full-time undergraduates at Washington College, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Washington College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 96
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 683
International Students 38
Other Races/Ethnicities 86

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Washington College. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 26 countries are represented at Washington College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Japan.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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