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The Admissions and Financial Aid Offices will be open until 8:00pm on Wednesdays starting January 6th to answer your questions. Please call us at (410) 778-7700.

  • Plan Your Visit
  • This is WAC
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  • Our Student Bloggers
  • What WC Did For Me
    • What WC Did For Me https://youtu.be/IJdsVeUpqFo What WC Did For Me
  • Return on Education
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  • SMALL IS MIGHTY

    Washington College inspires students to discover lives of purpose and passion
  • WHAT CAN I STUDY AT WC?

    Anything. No, really. We have a list of majors and minors, but our 12-to-1 student-faculty ratio and small class sizes, paired with research and internship opportunities means that you can customize your education to fit your intellectual interests and career aspirations.

  • WHAT CAN I DO AT WC?

    We may be a small campus, but WC supports more than 80 clubs—from the Alexander Hamilton Society to Relay for Life to the Writers’ Union. About 25 percent of our student body participate in Greek life, and 30 percent participate in varsity sports.

  • HOW DO WE MAKE IT POSSIBLE?

    We’re here to listen. We will work with your family to make your dream of joining the WC family possible. Around 85% of our students receive need-based financial aid and/or merit-based scholarships, and over half of all students qualify for merit-based tuition scholarships.

  • RETURN ON EDUCATION

    What’s the return on education at Washington College?
  • Internships

    65% of our students conduct an internship, and an additional 14% of students participate in a practicum or student-teach.

  • Employment

    85% of our students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

  • Alumni Network

    Access to a powerful and connected alumni network that’s committed to helping you get off on the right foot in your chosen career.

  • THIS IS WASHINGTON COLLEGE


    Find out why this may be the place for you

     

    Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, Washington College is a private, independent college of liberal arts and sciences located in Chestertown, the historic river town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The College continues its original mission of preparing students for lives of engaged citizenship.

    • This is Washington College https://youtu.be/G67SZ0u-Lis This is Washington College
  • THIS IS GOOSE NATION. THESE ARE OUR STORIES.

    What is life like at Washington College? What about after college? Check out these stories from Shoremen who are leading lives of purpose and passion made possible through their liberal arts education.
  • Turtles Go Royal
    Biology professor Aaron Krochmal’s research on how turtles use memory to navigate earns the cover story for the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.
  • Buoying Science Innovation

    A generous gift and matching state grant will create a $2 million endowment for the new chief of entrepreneurial science at Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society. 

  • A Bloooming Partnership

    With its $200,000 commitment to Dam the Debt, blooom—named in 2015 as one of the most innovative companies in personal finance—is helping Washington College students graduate on more solid financial ground.

  • GET IN TOUCH


    Feel free to drop us a line. To contact us:

     

    (410) 778-7700 (Admissions)

    (410) 778-7214 (Student Financial Aid)

    wc_admissions@washcoll.edu

  • Ready to begin a journey that will last you a lifetime? Start your application today!