W&J: Leaders are made here
Washington & Jefferson College
gives students an exceptional education
they can really use.
Just outside of Pittsburgh, W&J is
proud to be one of the oldest colleges
in the United States, giving students
the opportunity to discover the leaders
in themselves. For more than 200
years, our focus has been on student
success and building leaders of character.
Visit us today!
A place to thrive
Becoming one of tomorrow’s leaders
starts with the right education
Our 32 majors and 34 minors are led
by expert faculty who take the time to
get to know you.
They’ll do research right alongside
you in the classroom and will help
you connect with alumni mentors and
off-campus internships to get you the
professional experience you need.
With a flexible approach to college,
W&J helps you craft an education
that’s versatile, relevant and completely
We also have programs such as the
Magellan Project, which offers
college-based funding for self-
designed internships and research
projects around the world.
W&J is the place where you’ll
thrive! We believe in recognizing and
rewarding students’ excellence in
academic achievements by offering a
variety of merit-based scholarships.
Our signature W&J Thrive Scholarship
is all about rewarding you for
your accomplishments before coming
to W&J and for the outstanding work
we know you’ll continue to do as a
Starting at $33,000/year, W&J
Thrive is our highest merit scholarship
and is awarded to students
committed to being leaders.
Learn more about Thrive and
other scholarships at washjeff.edu/
Realizing your dreams
At W&J, we’ll help you combine
your passion with one-of-a-kind
research, internship or travel experiences
— we just want to know what
you want to do.
We want to learn about the dreams
you’ll realize, the opportunities you’ll
seize and the people you’ll impact. We
want to know all about you — everything
that makes you undeniably and
Because when we understand who
you are and who you want to become,
we can help you forge the foundation
to do anything.
We’re ready for you! Visit us Feb.
17 at our Symposium on Democracy
Visit Day. See washjeff.edu/future-students/