Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA

Waynesburg University, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated liberal arts university. Its 30-acre campus and 174-acre farm are located in Waynesburg, 60 miles from Pittsburgh.

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Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA

Extraordinary growth leads to extraordinary things 


Gain essential experience
Waynesburg University’s Trading Room helps students gain valuable, hands-on investment and trading experience. Students have the ability to experience actual trades and mock-trading scenarios and are equipped with the skills necessary for related job markets upon graduation.

Get involved
The eHIVE, an Entrepreneurial Hub for Innovative Ventures and Endeavors at Waynesburg University, hosts events to foster students’ entrepreneurial mindsets, creativity, and innovation and also provides venture creation coaching. Learn more at waynesburg.edu/ehive.

The Student Investment Club offers opportunities for students to experience growth in learning. Club members apply and refine theories and skill sets learned in class through real-life scenarios.

The Business Club, open to students as well as community entities, provides members an opportunity to make a difference and develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise.

Stand out in a global society
Waynesburg University’s growing prominence in international studies reflects a commitment to helping students understand their roles in a diverse society. Today’s fast-paced global economic environment provides new opportunities to put business skills to use overseas. Studies and internships are possible in Australia, China, Korea, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, and other international business centers.

Waynesburg University, a privateChristian university near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, provides a valuable, personal, and hands-on educational experience that prepares undergraduate and graduate students for lives of purpose and continued growth. 

Business students build a solid foundation in the many facets of business while gaining a strong liberal arts background in writing, creative and analytical thinking, and ethical decision-making.

Grow in knowledge
Department of Business Administration graduates have succeeded inan array of careers, from working at major accounting firms to Wall Streetbanking. Alumni have founded their own companies and launched rewarding careers in Fortune 500 corporations, government and public service, nonprofits, the health fields, education, and more.

Waynesburg’s accredited Department of Business Administration offers major concentrations in Accounting, Business Information Science, Business Management, Energy Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Forensic Accounting, Healthcare Management, Human Resources, International Business, Leadership, Marketing, Public Accounting, Sales Management, and Sports Management, plus a five-year integrated bachelor’s-to-master’s program in Business.

The Master of Business Administration program offers concentrations in Applied Business, Energy Management, Finance, Human Resources/Leadership, Health Systems Administration, Market Development, and Project Management.

The undergraduate and graduateBusiness programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Grow in grace
Waynesburg helps students develop academically and professionally on the foundation of faith. Faith is an integral part of the University’s mission, and students have the opportunity to discuss the theory and application of faith in their professions. Students may choose to practice their faith every Tuesday at Chapel, in their classes, in prayer or Bible study groups, through their artwork, while they’re serving others, or in their own individual ways.

Grow through service
While guiding students in the development of specific skills and talents, Waynesburg also provides opportunities to apply and sharpen them through service. In fact, students, faculty, and staff spend approximately 50,000 hours each year working to improve the lives of others.

Business students serve others with their business acumen by performing free tax assistance for local families, developing work schedules and managing sales for a local seasonal nonprofit retailer, or creating their own service projects.

Valuable growth
Waynesburg University is recognized
as one of the best colleges in the region and offers one of the most affordable private educations in the nation. The University continues to be a “best value” school, ranked among the top 10 best deals of both private and public universities in the northern United States by U.S. News & World Report.

More than 90% of students receive some form of financial aid each year, and tuition, room, and board are more than $10,000 below the national average for a private, nonprofit four-year college. Between Achievement Awards and additional scholarships; federal, state, and institutional grants; a number of work-study opportunities; and student and/or parent education loans, Waynesburg University is quite affordable.

Ninety-nine percent of 2017 graduates reported working full-time or attending graduate school within one year of graduation. The CareerServices Center works to ensure thesuccessful transition from college tocareer for each student, offering assistance with everything from résumé composition and interview skills to job fairs and employer networking opportunities.

Visit and apply today
Schedule a visit at waynesburg.edu/visit and apply online at waynesburg.edu/apply