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Study at Washington and Jefferson College

Students attend Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA, a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Washington and Jefferson College degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Washington and Jefferson College is known for its programs in mathematics and science.

Washington and Jefferson College Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that Washington and Jefferson College only let in 34% of those who applied in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 530 and 640.


Washington and Jefferson College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Washington and Jefferson College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 1, 531 students at the school .

Student Life

Washington and Jefferson College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Washington and Jefferson College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Presidents' Athletic Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The College's mission is to graduate men and women of integrity, competence, and maturity who are effective lifelong learners and responsible citizens, and who are prepared to contribute substantially to the world in which they live. To this end, the College promotes the development of skills, knowledge, personal qualities, and a worldview that characterize a well-educated person. "

Washington and Jefferson College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts88English, political science, history, economics, Spanish language, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, German language, . . .
Business and Management71business, accounting, international business
Science59biology, anatomical sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, biophysics, chemistry courses
Therapy and Counselling33psychology
Computer Science and Engineering13information technology
Education and Teaching11education, art Education
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Art Studies2art studies
Drama and Performing Arts1theater history and criticism
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental studies

Contact: Washington and Jefferson College

Washington and Jefferson College

60 S Lincoln St

Washington, PA 15301

General Phone: (724) 503-1001


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