Washington & Jefferson College: Review & Facts

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Washington & Jefferson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,430 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1781 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Washington & Jefferson College will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree.

Washington & Jefferson College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Political Science, Biology, Psychology, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The rate of student retention at Washington & Jefferson College is high at 83% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Washington & Jefferson College is good - 73%. Around 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at W&J is good: 11:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,400
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $37,900 annually. The additional fees at Washington & Jefferson College not covered by tuition are about $500, which comes to a total of $38,400 annually.

Read the details about Washington & Jefferson College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
41%
As reported in recent data, 6,504 applications were submitted and 2,651 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

Washington & Jefferson College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at W&J is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Washington & Jefferson College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (724) 503-1001 or check Washington & Jefferson College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Washington & Jefferson College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington & Jefferson College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Washington & Jefferson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,000 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at W&J. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Washington & Jefferson College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington & Jefferson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington & Jefferson College, 60 S Lincoln St, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301, USA
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