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COLLEGE PROFILE

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

Web Sitewww.washjeff.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,362
   Women670 (49.2%)
   Men692 (50.8%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate42% of 7,094 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.35
SAT Math570 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading560 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$56,332
Tuition and Fees
$43,226
Room and Board
$11,406
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Freshman Award$34,720
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
109
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Washington Population13,555
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPittsburgh
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities40% of women participate
Fraternities 37% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.9% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students4.4% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning 
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
71.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
87%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
39.2%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.38 3.68 625 568 569 25
Low 2.60 2.75 500 470 510 18
High 4.00 4.32 800 700 690 27
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Washington & Jefferson College has 50 acres of untouched nature that comprises its Abernathy Field Station, where Environmental Studies students and their professors conduct research right on campus.

• The Magellan Project is nationally acclaimed and gives students the opportunity to explore independent research or internships located anywhere around the world and receive funding to do so.

• Presidents Without Borders, modeled after Doctors Without Borders, connects W&J students with medically underserved parts of the world.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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