McDaniel College

Westminster, Maryland

McDaniel College Overview

Student population

Address2 College Hill
Westminster, MD
School Websitewww.mcdaniel.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

McDaniel College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Westminster, Maryland that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,682 students applied to McDaniel College. Of those students, 2,368 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in McDaniel College was $43,260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend McDaniel College.

McDaniel College has a 67% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

McDaniel College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The McDaniel College acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 2,368 of the 3,682 students who applied to McDaniel College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in McDaniel College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into McDaniel College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for McDaniel College was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to McDaniel College as part of their application.

McDaniel College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At McDaniel College, the tuition for in-state residents is $43,260. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $11,430, other expenses of $1,720 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $43,260 in tuition.

Students at McDaniel College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at McDaniel College was $4,728 last year, with 32% of students being awarded federal aid.

McDaniel College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to McDaniel College.

McDaniel College has a good gender split, with 51% of undergraduates being female and 49% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maryland residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside in Maryland. However, 31% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at McDaniel College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

McDaniel College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

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