Washington College
  • Plan Your Visit

    Emily paddles the Susquehanna River with Chesapeake Semester.

  • Our Student Bloggers

  • What WC Did For Me
    • What WC Did For Me https://youtu.be/IJdsVeUpqFo What WC Did For Me
  • 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 11-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 Habitat for Humanity to Best Buddies 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 75% 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.
  • Top Scholar

    History major Faith Stahl ’19 took first place in stiff competition for a $25,000 scholarship from the Saint Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia to study in Scotland.

  • WC ranks Top 20 for the happiest students in the country!
    College is one of the most fun experiences of your life. Find out how happy college life could be at WC from some of the happiest students in the country.
  • Student Environmentalist Wins Science Writing Fellowship

    What happens when you spend your early childhood traveling the seas? For Kailani Clarke ’20, who lived with her family aboard a 45-foot sailboat for five years, cruising heightened her awareness of human impact on the natural world and helped inform her decision to live her life as an environmental advocate.

  • 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!