Washington College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Chestertown, MD, Washington College is one of the best universities in the state of Maryland. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Washington College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Washington College.

300 Washington Avenue Chestertown, MD 21620
Phone: (410) 778-7700
Email: adm.off@washcoll.edu
Web site: http://www.washcoll.edu

Rankings: Washington College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 112
Score: 49
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 93
Average freshman retention rate: 83.2%
6-year graduation rate: 80.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 75%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 128
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 66.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 126
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1040-1240
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 29%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 65%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 69.0%
Financial resources rank: 73
Alumni giving rank: 185
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 17.2%

Washington College History

Essential Facts: Washington College

  • Washington College is the 10th-oldest college in the United States and was the first college chartered after American independence. The school became coeducational in 1891.
  • In 1782, Washington College became the first college chartered after American independence from the British, under the patronage of President George Washington.
  • The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Washington College was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 82%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 8%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 14%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 65%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 45%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook