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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.9% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
6,885 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
98.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
300 Graduates

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The median tuition at Washington & Jefferson College is $44,320, which is $12,110 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,139.

In 2016, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Washington & Jefferson College received 6,885 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.73% annual growth. Out of those 6,885 applicants, 3,258 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,406 students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Washington & Jefferson College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Washington & Jefferson College has a total enrollment of 1,406 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington & Jefferson College is 1,386 students and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Washington & Jefferson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.1% White, 4.69% Black or African American, 3.84% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 2.06% Asian, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.2%), followed by White Female (35.8%) and Black or African American Male (2.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 13 more women than men graduated from Washington & Jefferson College. The majority of students graduating from Washington & Jefferson College are White. These 298 graduates mean that there were 22.9 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 13 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Washington & Jefferson College is General Business with 59 graduates, followed by Accounting with 37 graduates and General Psychology with 33 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Washington & Jefferson College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is History, with 18 graduates, followed by Language & Linguistics with 16 graduates and Philosophy and Religious Studies with 6 graduates.


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Washington & Jefferson College has an endowment valued at nearly $136M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.67M (1.95%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Washington & Jefferson College had a total expenditure of $54M. Of that $54M, they spent $17.9M on salaries and $6.52M on benefits.

Washington & Jefferson College employs 46 Associate professors, 34 Professors, and 25 Assistant professors. Most academics at Washington & Jefferson College are Male Associate professors (25), Female Associate professors (21), and Male Professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Washington & Jefferson College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 47 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Management with 30 employees.



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