C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Washington & Jefferson College
Washington, PA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,396
   Women 682 (48.9%)
   Men 714 (51.1%)
Graduate Students 10
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 46% of 7,155 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.66
SAT Math 587 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 583 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $58,454
  Tuition and Fees $44,900
  Room and Board $11,854
Average Percent of Need Met 79%
Average Freshman Award $35,711
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 110
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Washington Population 13,555
Nearest Metropolitan Area Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Sororities 29% of women participate
Fraternities 28% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.9% White
5.1% Unknown
International Students 4.9% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning  
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 70.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 36.0%