Washington & Jefferson College: Review & Facts

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Washington & Jefferson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,350 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
32
Fair
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 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Biology, Psychology, Foreign Languages, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Washington & Jefferson College is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Washington & Jefferson College is good - 78%. 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
$43,300
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $42,700 annually. The additional fees at Washington & Jefferson College not covered by tuition are about $600, which comes to a total of $43,300 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
43%
As reported in recent data, 6,835 applications were submitted and 2,971 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
$6,700
Medium
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
F
Unsafe
Washington & Jefferson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,700 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 very dangerous 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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