Washington College

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Washington College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Chestertown, MD, a predominately rural area. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at Washington College.

This school has an acceptance rate of about 92 percent with 16 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .washcoll.edu.

Overall Washington College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Washington College was reported as 92.4% in Fall 2020 with over 2,230 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Washington College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 49.0%
  • 2017-2018: 47.6%
  • 2018-2019: 63.6%
  • 2019-2020: 92.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 65.3%

How Does Washington College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Washington College is sixty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
United States Naval Academy8.3%
St John's College59.9%
Delaware State University52.8%
Wesley College61.8%
University of Baltimore78.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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