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Private 4 Year

W&J Admission Requirements

Washington, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Washington & Jefferson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
90.2%
Admission Difficulty for Washington & Jefferson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into W&J and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #88 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,251 out of 2,496 applicants were admitted making Washington & Jefferson College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Washington & Jefferson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Washington & Jefferson College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

W&J SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Washington & Jefferson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Washington & Jefferson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

W&J ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Washington & Jefferson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Washington & Jefferson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

W&J GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Washington & Jefferson College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into W&J. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Washington & Jefferson College was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #53 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as W&J accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Washington & Jefferson College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 6.51% Good
3.75 to 3.99 26.92% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.82% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 14.5% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 14.79% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 15.68% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.48% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.3% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

80% of Washington & Jefferson College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Washington & Jefferson College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 25%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 80%
Lower 50% of class 20%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Washington & Jefferson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,175 1,321 2,496
Accepted 1,112 1,139 2,251
Acceptance Rate 95% 86% 90%
Enrolled 148 190 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 17% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Washington & Jefferson College is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Washington & Jefferson College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Washington & Jefferson College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Washington & Jefferson College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216667 IPEDS survey data for Washington & Jefferson College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Washington & Jefferson College?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to W&J. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.