McDaniel College

2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157
Tel: (410)848-7000
Private not-for-profit | 3,284 students
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McDaniel College is a private four-year college of the liberal arts and sciences founded in 1867 as Western Maryland College. In this close-knit community, you’ll find exceptional academic programs and professors who are attentive mentors.

School Overview:

McDaniel College
CountyCarroll County, MD
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
198 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,284 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,807 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,477 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,650 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
1,634 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
4%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
6%6%
% White
86%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$35,800$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$35,800$24,744
 
Tuition30,780
Percent Admitted64%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)490-610450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)500-610460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2820-25

School Notes:

  • McDaniel College offers 60 programs of study, and students may design their own majors. Among the choices, seven are pre-professional programs including pre-law, pre-engineering, and pre-med.
  • Students are the focus at McDaniel, and providing the ideal learning environment for you is our goal. Centered in the liberal arts and sciences, a McDaniel education teaches you to think and act critically, creatively, and humanely. Combined with leadership and knowledge in your field, these are the skills that you’ll need to surmount the challenges of your future.
  • McDaniel College believes that liberally educated men and women think and act critically, creatively, and humanely. They take charge of their lives and develop their unique potentials with reason, imagination, and human concern. They take their place in the global community, understanding their responsibilities to aid individuals and to contribute to the larger society. McDaniel College accepts the challenge to provide an academic and social environment that promotes liberal learning.
  • Other life-changing opportunities are classes that average 17 students; more than 100 clubs, organizations, and athletics teams; and the opportunity to study at the only U.S. college campus in Budapest, Hungary.
  • McDaniel is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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