Tuition & Fees

$49,338

$49,338

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
52%
500-599
33%
400-499
5%
700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
38%
400-499
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
43%
18-23
28%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
28%
12-17
5%
30-36
19%
24-29
55%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,311
Declined + 495
Total Received 2,806
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Private (nonprofit)

1,356

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 2967
ACT 3746

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Location

School Facts

Washington and Jefferson College, founded in 1781, is a private, residential liberal arts and sciences college. Its 60-acre campus is located in Washington, PA, 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,357
Established in 1781
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Washington, PA

60-acre campus in Washington (population: 13,566), 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation to Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh airport, and local shopping areas.

Washington & Jefferson College
60 South Lincoln Street
Washington, PA 15301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 38% of male students
 
4 sororities 32% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
52%
500-599
33%
400-499
5%
700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
38%
400-499
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
43%
18-23
28%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
28%
12-17
5%
30-36
19%
24-29
55%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,311
Declined + 495
Total Received 2,806

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Nicole Focareto
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 724 223-6025
F: 724 223-6534
admissions@washjeff.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$39,176

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,758
Room $7,654
Board $5,150
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $800
Total $62,942
Average Financial Aid - $39,176
Total with Avg. Aid $23,766

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,940,321
State $1,767,464
Institutional $31,039,913
Other external $688,709
Total $35,436,407

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,351,408
Other external $38,266
Total $6,389,674
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 724 223-6019
F: 724 250-3340
finaid@washjeff.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Charlene Bedillion
Director of Financial Aid
cbedillion@washjeff.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, corn hole, cycling, dance team, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, fitness challenge, flag football, floor hockey, handball, hiking, kickball, marathon, martial arts, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Scott Mcguinness (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jina Derubbo (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Empire 8, Collegiate Water Polo Association, Ohio River Lacrosse Conference
Mascot
Presidents
School colors
red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Health Care Economics/Outcomes Management
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biological Physics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development/Education
Communication Arts
Computing/Information Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Financial Economics
French
Gender/Women's Studies
German
History
International Business
International Studies
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Thematic Major
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Psychology
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,357

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,356
students

Female
49%
664

Male
51%
692

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,350
students

Female
49%
661

Male
51%
689

1%

6
students

Female
50%
3

Male
50%
3

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.40
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

72

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Jordan
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kristin Crosby
Director of International Recruitment
724 503-1001, extension 6025
kcrosby@washjeff.edu

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