Chances of getting into Washington & Jefferson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82.4%
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 82% acceptance rate ranking it #91 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,311 out of 2,806 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 quarter of their high school class.

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W&J SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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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

W&J ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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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
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.33
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Washington & Jefferson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Washington & Jefferson College was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #54 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as W&J accepts 82% 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
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Washington & Jefferson College freshman were in the top twenty five percent 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 37%
Top 25% of class 70%
Top 50% of class 94%
Bottom 50% of class 6%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Washington & Jefferson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,587 1,219 2,806
Accepted 1,344 967 2,311
Acceptance Rate 85% 79% 82%
Enrolled 176 175 351
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 18% 15%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
43

Applicants have 43 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to W&J before the Mar 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Washington & Jefferson College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

82% 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.