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Causes: Education, Undergraduate Colleges

Mission: Washington college challenges and inspires emerging citizen leaders to discover lives of purpose and passion. Core values we share these values of our founding patron, george washington: integrity, determination, curiosity, civility, leadership, and moral courage. We offer academic rigor and self-discovery in a supportive, residential community of well-qualified, diverse, and motivated individuals. We develop in our students habits of analytic thought and clear communication, aesthetic insight, ethical sensitivity, and civic responsibility. Unhurried conversation and close connections with an exceptional faculty and staff complement a broad curriculum of study. A beautiful campus, ready access to exciting cities and the chesapeake bay, and engagement with cultures and communities locally and around the world afford our students ample resources and opportunities for personal exploration and shared challenges. We prepare our students for rich and fulfilling lives; for myriad and unpredic

Programs: Washington college's achievements include succeeding as an institution of higher education promoting habits of analytic thought, aesthetic insight, imagination, ethical sensitivity and clarity of expression while successfully graduating students at a rate of 64% in 4 years. The college endeavors to prepare its graduates for further education and productive careers. With 40 majors and academic programs to choose from, over 1,550 students can devise a course of study that fits their intellectual interests and career aspirations. In addition to traditional fields of study, they may choose an area of concentration in fields such as behavioral neuroscience, clinical psychology or east asian studies, among others. The college also offers professional preparation tracks in premedical studies and pre-law, as well as dual degree programs in engineering, nursing and pharmacy.

washington college's residential life program provides students with opportunities and experiences that help them to develop responsibilities both to themselves and to their fellow students. It attempts to provide a relaxing and calm atmosphere for study and day-to-day living. Indeed, living on-campus is truly the "other-half" of a college education. With approximately 27 dorms to choose from, students have choices of single, doubles or triples in each room/unit. Hodson hall houses the dining facilities for washington college. The main dining hall seats 500 on two levels. Students, faculty and staff find made-to-order meals along with self-serve options allowing for a customized dining experience. Students choose from five meals plans with additional options for meal equivalencies. Casual dining is located on the first floor of the commons. Operating until late evening, options include mondo subs, martha's kitchen, and the campus coffee bar, java george.

washington college uses it facilities during summer months to facilitate educational experiences for younger k-12 students. These students are given an opportunity to participate in summer camps ranging from sciences, mathematics and hands on projects. These camps last anywhere from four days to three weeks and are managed by other outside nonprofit organizations.

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