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Academic Resources & Support

College is a significant investment. We take seriously our responsibility to our students to support their academic goals and promote their success. As you adapt to the rigors of college coursework and faculty expectations, you will be supported by resources and individuals across campus. Ultimately, our barometer for judging the success of our efforts is watching you walk across the stage at Commencement and enter into our alumni family.

Graduate in cap and gown ringing the Bell.

Where We Excel

When asked to rate their McDaniel College experience, our students highlight the following academic items as particular institutional strengths:

  • The instruction in my major field is excellent.
  • The content of the courses within my major is valuable.
  • My academic advisor is knowledgeable about requirements in my major.
  • Nearly all of the faculty are knowledgeable in their field.
  • The quality of instruction I receive in most of my classes is excellent.
  • My academic advisor is approachable.
  • I am able to experience intellectual growth here.
  • My academic advisor is concerned about my success as an individual.
  • Major requirements are clear and reasonable.
  • Faculty are usually available after class and during office hours.
  • Faculty care about me as an individual.
  • Academic support services adequately meet the needs of students.

"Not a single student had anything less enthusiastic to say about the academic experience, regardless of background, major, or class year. It seems the professors have found a way to reach everyone. These students will be delighted to discover, once they leave this attractive campus on a hill, that their education is even better than they had expected."

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