Washington & Jefferson College (W&J)

Washington, PA

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Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Jefferson College Student Essentials

Washington & Jefferson College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Presidents
Website: www.washjeff.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 38,310
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 38,310
Retention Rate: 83%
Enrollment: 1,503
Year Established: 1781

About W&J

For over 200 years, Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has been providing students with a comprehensive liberal arts education.

The school offers undergraduate degrees in subjects such as: Biological Physics, Business Administration, Communication Arts, Education, and Political Science. It also has pre-professional and special academic programs in the following types of fields: Earth and Space Science; Engineering; Mind, Brain, and Behavior; Pre-Law; and ROTC.

Criteria for admission to W&J includes class rank, grades, SAT or ACT scores, and participation in extracurricular activities. Those who apply online can take advantage of the school’s free online application process.

Merit and need-based financial aid is available to eligible students to help cover the cost of tuition. Veteran’s education benefits and Office of Vocational Rehabilitation benefits are considered as well.

Other opportunities that are part of college life at W&J consist of community service, internships, research projects, social and recreational activities, and more. The school’s study abroad program, The Magellan Project, has been recognized as being one of the most outstanding programs of its kind in the nation.

Another noteworthy feature of the college is that it promises its students on-time graduation. It guarantees that students who meet their academic requirements will graduate in four years. Otherwise they are granted a year of free tuition at W&J.

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W&J Map & Location

Washington & Jefferson College
60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301


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Getting Around W&J

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Washington, PA

Winter
Dec
39
22
Jan
35
17
Feb
39
19
Spring
Mar
49
26
Apr
61
37
May
69
46
Summer
Jun
78
54
Jul
82
59
Aug
81
57
Fall
Sep
74
50
Oct
62
39
Nov
51
31

W&J Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,503
Freshman Class 395
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,503

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 2%
African American 3%
Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%
Women 50%
Men 50%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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