McDaniel College

Westminster, MD

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McDaniel College

McDaniel College Student Essentials

McDaniel College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Green Terror
Website: www.mcdaniel.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,780
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,780
Retention Rate: 85%
Enrollment: 3,627
Year Established: 1867

About McDaniel College

Comprehensive academics, research activities, outside projects and an abundance of student clubs are some of McDaniel College’s more appealing assets. Located in Westminster, Maryland, McDaniel also offers a tightly knit campus community in a highly picturesque setting.

McDaniel’s undergraduate majors include Art History, Business Administration, Cinema, Computer Science, Graphic Design and Social Work.

At McDaniel College, students can also find less common majors like Classical Civilizations, Deaf Studies, Exercise Science, Interactive Theatre and Sports Journalism.

Since McDaniel does pride itself on its varied opportunities and approaches, students may also engage in outside academic projects, independent study courses, study abroad, internships and cutting-edge undergraduate research with the opportunity of presenting and publishing their findings.

McDaniel also features the unique January term, which allows for intensive study of one specific subject.

Since McDaniel College’s community is a tight-knit one, students get to work closely with faculty. They can also make lifelong friends, and given that McDaniel has more than 100 student organizations to choose from, there are plenty of chances to do this. Some examples of student activities include:

*Music ensembles
*Religious organizations
*Activist groups
*A student-run radio and television station
*Several student publications
*Political organizations
*Community Service Groups
*Honors societies

With its tree-lined campus overlooking the beautiful Catoctin Mountains and with D.C. and Baltimore nearby, McDaniel’s location is another source of appeal.

Admission requirements for undergraduate students include submission of transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, an essay and recommendation letters.

McDaniel will also help students to obtain financial aid should they need it.

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McDaniel College Map & Location

McDaniel College
Two College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157


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Getting Around McDaniel College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Westminster, MD

Winter
Dec
45
28
Jan
40
23
Feb
44
25
Spring
Mar
54
32
Apr
65
41
May
75
51
Summer
Jun
83
60
Jul
87
64
Aug
85
63
Fall
Sep
78
56
Oct
67
45
Nov
55
36

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,750
Freshman Class 437
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,627

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 83%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 2%
African American 8%
Caucasian 83%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 48%
Graduate 52%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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