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Transfer Information: McDaniel College

For students and transfer ambassadors to help with the transfer research process.

Transfer Information

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A small, 4-year, private liberal arts college. This coed college is located in a large town in a suburban setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers bachelor's and master's degrees.
 
Type of School

Small

1,680 total undergrads
575 degree-seeking freshmen

Location: 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157

Awards and Accolades

  • Featured in Princeton Review's Best 386 colleges
  • U.S. News #1 Best Value Regional University in the North

Demographics

  • Domestic Students of Color, undergraduate: 36.3%
  • Undergraduate Student Distribution: 32 states and Washington D.C.

Transfer Admission

  • Admission Requirements: High School Transcript, College Transcript(s), Essay or Personal Statement, Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution(s)
  • SAT or ACT scores optional
  • Common Application: McDaniel Application or Common Application can be used
  • Deadlines: March 1 (Fall Priority Deadline), July 15 (Fall Final Application Deadline), December 1 (Spring Application Deadline),
  • Applications Fee $0

Costs

  • Estimated Cost of Attendance: $61,042 (on campus) $55,846 (off campus) $51,246 (at home)
  • Annual Tuition and Fees:  $45,876 (Full-time), $1,434 per credit (Part-time)
  • Room and Board:  $12,246

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Academic scholarships: $5,000-$21,000. Honors Scholarship Program: $23,000-full tuition; separate competitive process with application due 1/2; interview required. Dorsey Scholars Program: full tuition, room and board; based on 1400 SAT, 3.8 GPA in rigorous curriculum, discussion-based sessions, interviews, essay.
  • Legacy Scholarships: the Alumni Legacy (for the children, step-children, or grandchildren of McDaniel college graduates); the Educator's Legacy (for children of educators); and the Military Legacy (for military personnel and their children who have served or are currently serving in one of the US Armed Forces. Each program has a $25,000 per year value for a maximum of 4 years.)
  • Federal Grants: Federal Pell Grant and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • State Grants for Maryland Students
  • How to Apply for Financial Aid
  • Need-Based Grants
  • Working on Campus
  • Military and Veteran Benefits
  • Loans

Academics

Outcomes

  • Six year graduation rate 68%

 

 

Rankings and Data

Financial Aid Overview

Athletics and Student Organizations

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