Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$49,338

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

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

1,356

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,357
Established in 1781
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

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
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Activities Board
  • Black Student Union
  • Mock Trial
  • Latino Culture Association

Top Events

  • Welcome Week/Involvement Expo
  • Spring Concert
  • Street Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,311
Declined 495
Total Received 2,806

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $48,758
Room & board $13,044
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $700
Total $63,882
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,357

total students

76.7%

in-state

23.3%

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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18

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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