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ACCEPTANCE RATE

92.36%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

97%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

10:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$25,772

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Music Degree

The music program at Washington College prepares students to become a performing musician, music educator, composer, theorist, musicologist, or a professional in another musical field. The program focuses on learning to play music as well as music history, theory, and composition. Program courses include: performance, music history and literature, composition, music theory, arts management, and conducting. Get more details below including other Maryland colleges that offer music degrees.

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Washington College

1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, MD

Washington College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Chestertown, MD, which is a predominantly rural area. Enrollment at Washington College exceeds 1,500 per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • English Language And Literature
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Natural Resources And Conservation

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions at Washington College. A score in a range of 1610 - 1860 on the SAT, or 21 - 27 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. This school admits approximately 60% of applicants. Of those students accepted, about 15% enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at admissions.washcoll.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $42,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The price of on-campus housing is approximately $4,600 for the year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Washington College Shoremen participate in several athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more that is available at this school.

Students Enrolled in the Music Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Washington College offers a bachelor's degree program in music.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male2
Female4

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
White5
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Music program at Washington College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Singers

Description

Sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, singers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
    • Total Employment: 300
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.97

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Washington College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Washington College may provide services including:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Intercollegiate Athletics

Washington College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Centennial Conference)
  • Basketball (Centennial Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Other Sports
  • Sailing
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