Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA, USA
3.91 Average Rating

Washington & Jefferson College was founded as three log cabin schools in 1781. It is a private liberal arts college that provides a curriculum focused on preparing students to go on to professional and graduate schools. The school offers a large study abroad program that can take students to many countries including, South Africa, Germany, China, Australia, and France. The school offers an On-Time Graduation guarantee that states that students who meet the institution’s academic expectations and do not graduate in time will receive one year of free tuition.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
48%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. December 1, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. January 15, 2020
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019 May 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
72%
Out-Of-State Students
23%
25%
Submitting ACT
54%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,412
Total Number of Undergrads
1,405
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
74%
20-39 Students
24%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
75%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$27,925
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$47,964
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$47,964
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,150
Books and Supplies
$800

Aid & Grants

0
100
89%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
27%
Average Aid Per Year
$29,017
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
27%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,793
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$26,479

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
91%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,278
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$26,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
93
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
93%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Presidents
School Colors
Red/Black
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Presidents' Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Pittsburgh
Washington
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
94%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$60,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.91 Average Rating
Washington and Jefferson has a nice small college atmosphere that enables you to get to know your professors and seek help when needed. This college also has an abundance of clubs, activities, and sports to participate in when you have free time. You will also meet a lot a great people in your dorm, at parties, and in frats and sororities that you will become very close with for the years to come.
Danielle from Venetia, PA
washington & jefferson is a small college where you can get to know your teachers and peers. the classes are extremely interesting and engaging. the college offers many opportunities that you cannot find anywhere else.
Chelsea from Pittsburgh, PA
It is a small school and you get to have one on one time with your professors. You also get to talk with friends and stuff too.
Ka Ron from Carlisle, PA

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