Washington College

Washington College

Chestertown, Maryland

Washington College

Washington College is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Chestertown, Maryland. The campus is situated in a distant town area and is home to 1,288 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Washington College?

Admission into Washington College is very easy with an acceptance rate of 92%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 91% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 93%.

How much does it cost to attend Washington College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Washington College for an academic year is $48,814. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $16,642 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $48,814 to $65,456 for an academic year. 100% of undergraduate students at Washington College receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $31,528.

What degrees are offered at Washington College?

The degrees offered at Washington College include "bachelor's degree".

What are the popular majors at Washington College?

The most popular programs/majors at Washington College include "Business Administration, Management and Operations", "Biology, General"" and "Economics".

What is the graduation rate at Washington College?

The graduation rate at Washington College is 73%.

What is the debt of graduating Washington College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Washington College students is $23,000 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $56,500.


College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio


Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree



College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing


Location Setting

Distant Town

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid




300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438

College Website



(410) 778-2800


Washington College has an acceptance rate of 92%. The acceptance rate of 92% implies that for every 100 students that applied 92 students got accepted. 2,225 students appied to Washington College. 92% of the students that applied got accepted, and 16% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants


Acceptance Rate


Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Washington College for an academic year can be broken down into $47,724 for tuition, $1,090 for fees, $1,500 for books and supplies, $12,722 for room and board and $2,420 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,500
Room and board$12,722
Other expenses$2,420
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Washington College has 1,288 undergradute students. 40% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 60% female.

Undergradute Enrollment


Enrollment by gender


40% men


60% women

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The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Washington College is 73%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 72% compared to 74% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Washington College is 81%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate by Gender


72% men


74% women

Retention Rate

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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Washington College is $56,500 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $36,700 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $67,300.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years


Earnings Range After 10 Years

$36,700 - $67,300

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years


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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Washington College include "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 65 graduates followed by "Biology, General" with 44 graduates, "Economics" with 39 graduates, "Psychology, General" with 37 graduates and "English Language and Literature, General" with 28 graduates.

Business Administration, Management and Operations65
Biology, General44
Psychology, General37
English Language and Literature, General28

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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