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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

All of the science courses I have taken so far have given me more laboratory experience than some of my fellow interns. I also believe that my Magellan to Costa Rica last summer helped me get my internship.

Weston Henley, 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

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

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

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.

Brooke Shuck, Business Administration, ’20

98 %

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

94 %

percentage of 2018 graduates employed or continuing their education

300 +

alumni mentors ready to assist current students