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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

W&J encourages students to get out of their comfort zone and try something they only dreamed of doing.

Will Tucker, Sociology ’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

Without the extra push from W&J, I would not have prioritized an internship as highly as I did. This allowed me to step outside my comfort zone and have great experience. I know I’m working toward what I want to do.

Julia Plasynski, 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

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