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Expect the Exceptional
  • Student enrollment includes 1,669 full-time undergraduates and 624 full-time master’s degree students.
  • Undergraduates — of whom 53% are women — hail from 35 states and 15 countries.
  • We are a diverse community with 24% students of color.
  • The class of 2017 is 34% first-generation college student.
  • 90% of undergraduate classes are taught by full-time faculty with Ph.D.s.
  • Class size averages 16.
  • 83% of undergraduate students live on campus.
  • Student-athletes compete in 24 sports in the Centennial Conference, among the oldest and best in Division III.
  • 39% of students take advantage of global study opportunities worldwide, including McDaniel Europe in Budapest, Hungary.

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We are a private, selective college of the liberal arts and sciences offering a personalized undergraduate and graduate education delivered by expert faculty in small class settings on a spectacular hilltop campus ideally located near Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Our students also have the opportunity to study at McDaniel Europe in Budapest, Hungary.

Quick Links

 
Larry Hogan: What I’ve Learned
April 23, 2014, 4:30 pm
Quazy in the Quad
April 23, 2014, 5:00 pm
Contrast Literary Magazine Unveiling
April 24, 2014, 4:30 pm
Graduate Open House
April 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Screening of 'Reel Bad Arabs'
April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
Student Chamber Music Ensembles
April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Dance Company Recital
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
Animal House - Decker Auditorium
April 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Late Night Bowling Party
April 26, 2014, 10:00 pm
Spring Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
April 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Junior Open House
April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Children's Chorus of Carroll County
April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm
The Female Army Officer Experience
April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm
Children's Show
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Spooky House
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm