Washington & Jefferson College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$49,612
2022 Average Net Price
$25,636
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.08%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88.1%
3,414 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,151
98.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
74.1%
318 Graduates

About

Washington & Jefferson College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Washington & Jefferson College were General Business (46 degrees awarded), General Psychology (45 degrees), and General Economics (28 degrees).

In 2022, 364 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Washington & Jefferson College. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (281 degrees), 13.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Washington & Jefferson College is $49,612, which is $21,282 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Washington & Jefferson College is $49,612, which is $21,282 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,636.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Washington & Jefferson College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$49,612
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Washington & Jefferson College was $49,612. The cost of tuition at Washington & Jefferson College is $21,282 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$25,636
2022 Value
5.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Washington & Jefferson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,636. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Washington & Jefferson College grew by 5.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,272
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Washington & Jefferson College was of $13,272 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Washington & Jefferson College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.08%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Washington & Jefferson College was 1.08%, which represents 4 out of the 370 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Washington & Jefferson College received 3,414 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.38% annual growth. Out of those 3,414 applicants, 3,007 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,151 students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College in 2022. 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Washington & Jefferson College has an overall enrollment yield of 11.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,007
Accepted Out of 3,414

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Washington & Jefferson College was 88.1% (3,007 admissions from 3,414 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.38%, while admissions grew by 14.1%..

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SAT Scores

42%
Submission Percentage (2022)
146
Scores Submitted (2022)

42% of enrolled first-time students at Washington & Jefferson College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Washington & Jefferson College had a total enrollment of 1,151 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Washington & Jefferson College is 1,138 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Washington & Jefferson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76% White, 7.38% Black or African American, 5.99% Two or More Races, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 1.65% Asian, 0.261% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0869% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.2%), followed by White Female (36.8%) and Black or African American Male (5.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Washington & Jefferson College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,151 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington & Jefferson College is 1,138 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Washington & Jefferson College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Washington & Jefferson College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Washington & Jefferson College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    875 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    85 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    69 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Washington & Jefferson College is 76% White, 7.38% Black or African American, 5.99% Two or More Races, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 1.65% Asian, 0.261% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0869% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16 students (1.39%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 32 more women than men received degrees from Washington & Jefferson College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Washington & Jefferson College is white (281 degrees awarded). There were 13.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Washington & Jefferson College is General Business (46 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (45 degrees) and General Economics (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Washington & Jefferson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (29 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (21 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (222,433 people), Postsecondary teachers (215,056 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (202,548 people), Other managers (183,424 people), and Secondary school teachers (157,726 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (29 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Physical Sciences (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and English (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College are Language & Linguistics (29 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Physical Sciences (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and English (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College are Elementary & secondary schools (495,965 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (405,439 people), Legal services (177,124 people), Computer Systems Design (162,015 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (154,425 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington & Jefferson College are Language & Linguistics (29 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Physical Sciences (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and English (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Washington & Jefferson College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 39 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Washington & Jefferson College was General Business with 39 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

166
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
198
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Washington & Jefferson College, which is 0.838 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (198).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Washington & Jefferson College in General Business, which is 4.11 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Washington & Jefferson College in General Psychology, which is 5.43 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 65% of students graduating from Washington & Jefferson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Washington & Jefferson College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.75% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    281 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Washington & Jefferson College is white (281 degrees awarded). There were 13.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

7.42% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    147 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    134 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Washington & Jefferson College is white female (147 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (134 degrees).

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Operations

Washington & Jefferson College has an endowment valued at nearly $137M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.74%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Washington & Jefferson College had a total salary expenditure of 54.2M. Washington & Jefferson College employs 38 Professors, 34 Associate professors and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Washington & Jefferson College are Male Professor (21), Female Associate professor (20), and Female Professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Washington & Jefferson College are: Service, with 50 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 31 employees.

Endowment

$137M
2022 Endowment
11.3%
decline from 2021

Washington & Jefferson College has an endowment valued at about $137M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Washington & Jefferson College declined 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $87.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.8M
2022 Salaries
19.2%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Washington & Jefferson College paid a median of $17.8M in salaries, which represents 32.8% of their overall expenditure ($54.2M) and a 19.2% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.62M
Instructional Salaries
102
Number of Employees

In 2022, Washington & Jefferson College paid a total of $7.62M to 102 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Washington & Jefferson College were Professor with 38 employees, Associate professor with 34 employees, and Assistant professor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Washington & Jefferson College were Service with 50 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Washington & Jefferson College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Associate professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 17 employees.

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