McDaniel College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Two College Hill

Westminster, MD 21157-4390

(410) 857-2230

(800) 638-5005

Fax: (410) 857-2757



Contact: Florence Hines

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Main Address

Two College Hill

Westminster, MD 21157-4390

(410) 848-7000

www.mcdaniel.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,772

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 421

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,739

Graduate enrollment: 2,124

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 77%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 87%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

McDaniel College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (410) 848-7000
Website: www.mcdaniel.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.mcdaniel.edu/undergraduate/admissions/apply
Address: 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,780
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 68%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,250 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $43,260
Out-of-state Tuition: $43,260
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $31,271

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

McDaniel College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at McDaniel College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 412
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 212
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 73019

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at McDaniel College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $43,260
Out-of-state $43,260
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,150
Out-of-state $9,150

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 450 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 448 100% $31,271
Student loan aid 309 69% $7,145

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,431 90% $30,658
Federal student loans 977 61% $6,993

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for McDaniel College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled McDaniel College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,682 1,775 1,907
Percent admitted 100% 60% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 12% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

McDaniel College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,780
Undergraduate enrollment 1,603
Graduate enrollment 1,177

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

McDaniel College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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