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.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1550 (25th percentile) - 1890 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 24 (25th percentile) - 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Washington College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.57. This school has an acceptance rate of about 67 percent with 11 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.washcoll.edu.

Overall Washington College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Washington College was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2013 with over 4,790 college 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1550 - 1890
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Washington College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Washington College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Washington College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.0%
  • 2010-2011: 74.4%
  • 2011-2012: 56.6%
  • 2012-2013: 66.4%
  • 2013-2014: 66.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.1%

How Does Washington College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Washington College is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
United States Naval Academy7.4%
St John's College81.0%
Delaware State University41.7%
Wesley College62.5%
Maryland Institute College of Art58.0%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Washington College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 640
Math520 - 640
Writing510 - 610
Total Score1550 - 1890
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score24 - 29
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