Washington College

#1969 / #576
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Liberal arts college in Maryland

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About Washington College

According to Wikipedia, Washington College is a private liberal arts college in Chestertown, Maryland. Maryland granted Washington College its charter in 1782. George Washington supported the founding of the college by consenting to have the "College at Chester" named in his honor, through generous financial support, and through service on the college's Board of Visitors and Governors. Washington College is the 10th-oldest college in the United States and was the first college chartered after American independence. The school became coeducational in 1891.

Washington College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
2,901 80% 72%

How Much Does Washington College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $16,931
30K - 48K $20,531
48K - 75K $22,479
75K - 110K $28,468
110K+ $38,518

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Washington College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Washington College, then you can expect to earn an average of $56,500 per year.

Washington College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
1,368 1,368

Where is Washington College?

Washington College is located at 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown MD 21620-1438

How Safe is Washington College?

Chestertown has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Washington College Known For?

Washington College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Washington College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Washington College's Most Influential Alumni?

Washington College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Literature, and History. Here are some of Washington College's most famous alumni:

John Emory
John Emory
An American bishop.
James M. Cain
James M. Cain
An American novelist, short story writer, journalist.
Robert K. Crane
Robert K. Crane
A Biochemist .
William O. Baker
William O. Baker
An American chemist.
Benjamin H. Vandervoort
Benjamin H. Vandervoort
A United States Army officer.
Harris Whitbeck
A Guatemalan journalist.
Bill Gertz
An American journalist.
H. Lawrence Culp Jr.
An American business executive.
Raph Koster
Raph Koster
An American video game designer and entrepreneur.
William E. Cameron
William E. Cameron
An American soldier, lawyer, journalist, and politician .
Stephan Lewandowsky
An Australian psychologist.
Catherine Mackin
Catherine Mackin
An American journalist.