Washington & Jefferson College

60 S Lincoln St, Washington, PA 15301
Tel: (724)503-1001
Private not-for-profit | 1,429 students
Founded in 1781 and located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College is a coed,four-year, private liberal arts college dedicated to developing students one at a time. All classes are taught by masterteachers who are caring mentors and advisors, and opportunities abound for internships, study-abroad programs, studentactivities, athletics, and volunteer service.

School Overview:

Washington & Jefferson College
CountyWashington County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
128 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,429 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,419 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
10 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
3%6%
% White
92%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$38,310$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$38,310$24,744
 
Percent Admitted41%64%

School Notes:

  • Washington & Jefferson College offers rigorous study in the liberal arts, guided by a committedfaculty who simultaneously mentor and challenge W&J students. You are supported whether you explore cell biology, medievalliterature, or global finance.
  • Through the design of the curriculum, W&J students gain mastery of a field of study while alsopursuing study across a broad range of disciplines. When you complete your bachelor of arts degree, you are prepared tocontribute substantially to the communities you choose to join, both as a working member of that society and as a globalcitizen
  • Now, in its third century, the College continues to offer modern educational opportunities whileadhering to long-established principles. It provides its students an opportunity to obtain a sound general education in thearts and sciences. Fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, W&J is a private, independenteducational institution devoted to the training of men and women qualified for their tasks both in scholarship and incharacter.
  • W&J is proud to play a part in the renewal and growth of the Washington community. W&J offers theWashington County community a variety of programs, including varsity athletics, award-winning performances, cultural events,lecturers, and children’s programming. Washington & Jefferson College offers rigorous study in the liberal arts, guided by acommitted faculty who simultaneously mentor and challenge W&J students.

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