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About Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Jefferson College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education, our entire community is focused on student success. To that end, we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. For 240 years, out alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, and the arts and sciences as CEO’s, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.

Total Student Population Approximately 1,166

Diversity at Washington & Jefferson College

  • 20% Students of Color
  • 1% International Students

Top Majors at Washington & Jefferson College

W&J's partnership with Verto continues to prove our commitment to provide practical and global experiences to all W&J students. The Verto travel experience for students is closely aligned with our philosophy regarding travel endeavors for W&J students like Magellan, Study Abroad, and faculty led trips. Partnering with Verto provides more opportunity for like-minded, academically-focused college students to join us at W&J. We couldn’t be more pleased to make this connection!

Nicole C. Focareto, Vice President for Enrollment

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