Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$50,169

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,251
Declined 245
Total Received 2,496
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Private

1,293

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1781, Washington & Jefferson College is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college. Its 65-acre campus is located in Washington, Pennsylvania—30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,296
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: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,251
Declined 245
Total Received 2,496

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,195

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $49,612
Housing $7,788
Food $5,484
Additional fees $557
Books & supplies $800
Total $64,241
Average Financial Aid - $33,195
Total with Avg. Aid $31,046

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,943,179
State $1,377,338
Institutional $30,065,380
Other external $511,347
Total $33,897,244

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,539,081
Other external $63,605
Total $6,602,686

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes
Wrestling yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Empire 8, Collegiate Water Polo Association, Ohio River Lacrosse Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism. yes

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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

1,296

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,293
students

Female
51%
664

Male
49%
629

0%

3
students

Female
33%
1

Male
67%
2

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,279
students

Female
52%
660

Male
48%
619

1%

14
students

Female
29%
4

Male
71%
10

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

72

semester hours

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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

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