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July First Look Friday

Rising high school seniors, juniors, and sophomores, along with their families, are invited to campus for an introduction to Washington & Jefferson College that includes a campus tour, a complimentary lunch, t-shirt giveaway, and a multitude of opportunities to meet members of the W&J community to learn about academics, student life, financial aid, athletics, study…

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Discovery Day at W&J

Join us for a day of exploration and discover what it is like to be a President at Washington & Jefferson College. During Discovery Day you can explore academic offerings, take a campus tour, and meet members of the W&J community.

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The W&J Experience

This unique experience provides the opportunity for admitted students to experience life as a W&J President. Meet with admissions, future classmates, and experience campus life with current students. This is an event you won’t want to miss.

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W&J Washington County Reception

Are you an admitted Washington County student? Join us for an evening celebrating you! Meet other Washington County students, W&J staff, Faculty, and current students.

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Majors &

Minors

Encouraging intellectual growth, passionate focus, and professional preparation is the objective of all our programs. While at W&J you will select two areas of study combining majors, minors, or emphasis to help broaden your skills, experience a diverse curriculum, and build a marketable pre-professional resume. Explore our programs and imagine the future you can build.

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Professional

Readiness

W&J graduates are recognized by leading employers and top graduate schools for their character, maturity, and readiness to take their place in the professions of their choosing.

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Magellan Projects

Magellan Projects enable exploration throughout the world. You can explore your field of study or engage in a passion project. Each project starts with an idea and ends with a new understanding of the world around you.

Internships

Internships

Internships help students make professional connections. The great news is that by utilizing W&J's alumni and professional network, the team will help you find the right opportunities and provide resources to help you excel.

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Ethical Leadership

Ethical Leadership is built into the curriculum. Students learn how to foster a community of respect and inclusion, provide leadership to resolve ethical issues and conflicts, and advocate for ethical values that lead to change.

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Professional Pathways

Professional Pathways have been designed to help every student emerge professionally ready. Students begin working with professional pathways during their first semester on campus to discern interest, sharpen skills and pursue long-term dreams.

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Unsurpassed Value

Unsurpassed value at an affordable price at W&J. We believe in providing students with an affordable education. Through our generous merit scholarships, institutional grants, and other financial aid, you will reach an attainable bottom line.

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Two Areas of Study

Two Areas of Study help students to build a well-rounded curriculum and explore various aspects of their selected major. Whether through a minor, emphasis or second major, two areas provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skills.

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Entrepreneurial Experiences

Entrepreneurial Experiences are available to all students. Our business incubator Ignite is located on campus and provides the foundation to help start a business.

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Campus Life

At W&J, you become part of a talented and engaging student body recognized for its abilities, dedication, and integrity.

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Alumni Network

Whether living close to campus or around the globe, W&J's network of more than 16,000 living alumni help students achieve their dreams.

Life at

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Student & Faculty

Stories

W&J Changemakers

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Joey ’24 – Tips on becoming a changemaker

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Jack ’24 – Selfless act of kindness

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Grace ’27 – LuLu’s Free Store

NEWS

WASHINGTON, PA (October 18, 2022)—Receiving $125,000 in grants from the Claude Worthington Benedum and FirstEnergy foundations last month, Washington & Jefferson College’s Center for Energy Policy & Management (CEPM) will introduce a new Green Building & Design Institute this summer.

Washington & Jefferson College introduces NEW Green Building & Design Institute made possible with $125,000 grant from Claude Worthington Benedum and FirstEnergy foundations.

October 18, 2022

Washington & Jefferson College introduces NEW Green Building & Design Institute made possible with $125,000 grant from Claude Worthington Benedum and FirstEnergy foundations.

Magellan Project takes political science major south to study slavery

October 14, 2022

Magellan Project takes political science major south to study slavery

Wading in wetlands: environmental science major gets acquainted with aquatic ecology

October 11, 2022

Wading in wetlands: environmental science major gets acquainted with aquatic ecology

Gallery: Employers, alumni, and students turn out for Career & Internship Fair

October 3, 2022

Gallery: Employers, alumni, and students turn out for Career & Internship Fair

W&J adds new mental health and wellness resources through innovative BeWell@W&J program

September 29, 2022

W&J adds new mental health and wellness resources through innovative BeWell@W&J program