Washington & Jefferson College (W&J)

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Washington & Jefferson 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 Washington, PA, a predominately suburban area. Washington & Jefferson College has an enrollment of over a thousand students.

An estimated 40 percent of all applicant were admitted at Washington & Jefferson College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 11 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at washjeff.edu.

Overall W&J Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Washington & Jefferson College was reported as 39.7% in Fall 2013 with over 7,180 college applications submitted to W&J. 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 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 & Jefferson College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 41.7%
  • 2010-2011: 38.9%
  • 2011-2012: 43.0%
  • 2012-2013: 40.8%
  • 2013-2014: 39.7%
  • Projected W&J Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 40.6%

How Does W&J Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Washington & Jefferson College is forty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

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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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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