2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$22,088

Net Price

70%

Admitted

13%

Enrolled

75%

Graduation Rate

9/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Washington College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,026. In 2021, there were 36 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #6 in Maryland and ranks #294 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

36

Total Enrollment

1,026

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Ranking for Washington College

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#6

Maryland Rank

Combining ranking factors for 22 schools that offer psychology degrees in Maryland, Washington College ranks #6.

#294

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Washington College ranks #294.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Washington College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology36
Total Graduates36
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,893 students applied to the Washington College. The university admitted 70% and 13% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Maryland universities is 9,202. On average, all Maryland institutions admit 75% and 17% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Washington College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 84%. Compared to all Maryland four or more years colleges, the percentage is 74%.

The overall graduation rate for Washington College is 75%, compared to 58% for all Maryland universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 2%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare WC to Maryland Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Washington College to the average of all Maryland four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

WC

2,893

Applicants

70%

Percent Admitted

13%

Percent Enrolled

84%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

75%

Graduation Rate

MD Colleges

9,202

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

17%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 89 or 70% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 39 or 30% part-time faculty members employed at Washington College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 89 or 70%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

WC

9 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

70%

Percent Full-Time

30%

Percent Part-Time

70%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MD Colleges

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

48%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Washington College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $48,678, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $0 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Washington College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Washington College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$14,006
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,420
Total Living Expenses$16,426
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$48,678
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$66,604
In-State, Graduate Tuition$0
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$0
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Washington College is $22,088. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Washington College to all Maryland universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

WC

$66,604

Cost to Attend

$27,518

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$22,088

Net Price

MD Colleges

$38,787

Cost to Attend

$16,010

Average Financial Aid

87%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,843

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 258 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,060 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $27,518.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,060$27,518
Pell Grants272$4,719
Federal Student Loans579$6,024
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Washington College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

WC

1,060

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

272

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

579

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

MD Colleges

3,906

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,879

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,051

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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