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Tailored Academic Experiences that Connect to the Real World

Tailored Academic Experiences that Connect to the Real World

Pursue your passions; prepare for your profession. Our academic curriculum engages your intellectual capabilities and provides a solid foundation to develop you as a leader.

Academics
The Pittsburgh Connection

The Pittsburgh Connection

Just 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Washington & Jefferson College is close to one of America's most livable cities. With plenty of opportunities and activities for students, this is a great place to go to school.

Pittsburgh Connection

Real-World Experiences

From internships to research to funded customizable projects, W&J enables you to professionally prepare for your career that awaits you.

Beyond the Classroom

Get Involved

Play an intramural sport. Take part in a speaking event. Join a student organization. You'll find so much to be part of at W&J.

Student Activities

Make connections for life

Once a President, always a President. When you graduate, you can tackle the world with help from a vast network of W&J alumni.

Alumni Resources

The most surreal part of this experience is that down the road, some of the research I have done could possibly lead to treatments for people that are affected by these bacteria, which is mainly people with cystic fibrosis.

Alexander Albright, Biology ’20

My W&J education has encouraged me to travel and experience cultures that are different from what I know. My independent research gives me the opportunity to get experience studying something that I will have a career in in the future.

Kelsea Siter, Public Policy ’20

Thanks to the broad range of classes I’ve taken at W&J, I felt like I was greatly prepared to embark on this trip. I believe this trip has helped guide me by pointing me toward a field I might be interested in.

Ben Heim, Psychology ’21

I credit this opportunity to Dr. DeBerry and her class during JayTerm that helped tremendously with applying to science-related internships. I highly recommend it to all future students who are interested in finding a science-related internship.

Brach Herzig, Psychology ’20

I could go on and on about connections I made with staff and my peers through student activities and groups. Just the constant support I had through them gave me a family there even though my family was four hours away.

Jeffrey Germak ’14

98 %

percentage of W&J graduates who complete their education in 4 years

97 %

percentage of 2019 graduates employed or continuing their education

300 +

alumni mentors ready to assist current students