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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 really helped me prepare for a project of this magnitude by providing resources, including help from other students and the professors.

Pinar Garbioglu, Biochemistry ’22

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.

Chynna Wilcox, Spanish ’20

I’ve learned to listen and communicate better with people as well as to be excited about experiencing and learning new things. Since I want to be a doctor, these are both very important skills as it’s what I will constantly be doing.

Anja Popey, Chemistry & Economics ’22

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

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

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