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Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

Washington and Jefferson is a private, liberal arts college. Tracing its origin to three schools established between 1781 and 1787, it had become a college for men by 1869 and became coeducational in 1970. Its 52-acre campus is located in Washington, 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

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Web Sitewww.washjeff.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,328
   Women674 (50.8%)
   Men654 (49.2%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate40% of 7,176 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 GPA3.33
SAT Math581 average
540-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading560 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$53,866
Tuition and Fees
$41,282
Room and Board
$10,884
Average Percent of Need Met80%
Average Freshman Award$30,900
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
114
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 3% 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 Housing96% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities46% of women participate
Fraternities43% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
3.1% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.2% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students3.1% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning 
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
72.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
83%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
35.8%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.84 3.85 580 660 650 28
Low 3.72 2.16 470 480 480 19
High 4.00 4.50 760 800 800 33
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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