Total Enrollment 1,368
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1

Washington College
300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438
(410) 778-2800

In 1782, George Washington agreed to give his name to Washington College, an independent institution of the liberal arts and sciences on the Chester River, at the edge of the Chesapeake Bay. Here the College’s founder, William Smith, sought to create an environment in which students would think “closely and justly,” develop the arts of “writing, speaking, acting, and living well” and thus be freed from “all prejudices, with relations to idle disputes, distinctions, and opinions, till liberal education and ripe judgment should make them capable of thinking for themselves.” More than two centuries later, Washington College continues to affirm more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus Setting Town: Distant
Disability Services Student 10%
Yearly Application Deadline Early Decision applicants have an application deadline of November 15: Early Action applicants have a deadline of December 1, and Regular Admission applicants have a deadline of March 1.
Admissions Office Phone 800-422-1782
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $50

In order to be accepted to Washington College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 520
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 620
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 510
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 610
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 22
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 29
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