A PRIVATE INDEPENDENT LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE FOUNDED IN 1782 AND KNOWN AS THE COLLEGE AT CHESTER.  THE NAME WAS CHANGED TO HONOR GEORGE WASHINGTON.  IT WAS THE FIRST COLLEGE CHARTERED AFTER AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.  MIDDLE HALL BUILT IN 1844 ON THE SITE OF THE ORIGINAL COLLEGE BUILDING DESTROYED BY FIRE IN 1827

Washington College

Chestertown, Maryland
A PRIVATE INDEPENDENT LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE FOUNDED IN 1782 AND KNOWN AS THE COLLEGE AT CHESTER. THE NAME WAS CHANGED TO HONOR GEORGE WASHINGTON. IT WAS THE FIRST COLLEGE CHARTERED AFTER AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. MIDDLE HALL BUILT IN 1844 ON THE SITE OF THE ORIGINAL COLLEGE BUILDING DESTROYED BY FIRE IN 1827 credit: JERRYE & ROY KLOTZ, M.D.
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
1,075 Undergraduates
80% Admissions Rate
Town: Distant
Private
Expensive
Region: South
Division 3
Size: Small
Bachelor's
Washington College
300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, Maryland
21620-1438
(410) 778-2800
www.washcoll.edu/
Location

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85

coffee score

82

restaurants score

Students
38%

Men

62%

Women

19

Average Age of Entering Students

99%

Live On Campus

15

New Transfer Students

Admissions
80%

Acceptance Rate

11%

Enrollment Yield

2,901

Applicants in 2020

Costs
$29,570

Typical Cost

$48,214

Average Tuition

100%

Recieve Financial Aid

$25,000

Median Debt

Academics
9 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Bachelor's

Highest Degree Offered

"Business Administration and Management

Top Major

Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Centennial Conference

Basketball Division:

3

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