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Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 3 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 1 2
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies  
History  
Academic Electives 6 
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTConsidered if submittedMarch 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests OnlyNot used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address60 South Lincoln Street
City, State, ZipWashington, PA  15301
Phone(724) 223-6025
Fax(724) 223-5271
E-mailadmission@washjeff.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Application FeeNo fee required
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineDecember 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineJanuary 15
Early Action NotificationFebruary 15
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate46% of 7,155 applicants were admitted
   Women46% of 3,960 applicants were admitted
   Men45% of 3,195 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled439 (13%) of 3,258 admitted students enrolled
   Women214 (12%) of 1,830 admitted students enrolled
   Men225 (16%) of 1,428 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate55% of 20 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate46% of 6759 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 38
Students Accepting Wait List Position 12
Students Admitted From Wait List 2
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.66
3.75 and Above48%
3.50 - 3.7425%
3.25 - 3.4911%
3.00 - 3.249%
2.50 - 2.996%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math587 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading583 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT WritingNot reported
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
5%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
55%
Score of 18 - 23
22%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 64%
Top half: 93%
Bottom half: 7%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
Valedictorian2%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government Officer13%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.70 4.22 745 690 33
Low 3.32 3.77 700 680 33
High 3.90 4.90 790 700 33
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