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
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
From internships to research to funded customizable projects, W&J enables you to professionally prepare for your career that awaits you.Beyond the Classroom
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
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.
I can’t think of one school that provides students with the funds to complete an independent project or internship abroad. The Franklin Magellan Award allowed me to pursue things that I had always hoped to do for a better future. It’s one of the reasons I chose to come to W&J.
W&J encourages students to get out of their comfort zone and try something they only dreamed of doing.
Dr. Kuo was adamant that being a well-rounded individual with experience in many fields and the ability to problem solve would be critical for our future. She was right.
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.
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alumni mentors ready to assist current students