Intellectually Engaging. Ready for the World.

We believe in a differentiated, outcome-based experience for every student. Regardless of your career path, you’ll be valued by leading employers throughout the world. Ethical leadership training and studies is built into each year of a student’s experience. Our curriculum includes a required practicum which gives students the knowledge and confidence to prepare for the career that awaits them.

Majors and Minors

At W&J, students will obtain a robust, comprehensive learning experience by completing two courses of study, which could include a double major or a major/minor combination. Students can choose from among our existing 33 majors and 52 minors, ranging from traditional offerings like business, chemistry, English, and music to more interdisciplinary programs like African-American studies, biochemistry, computing & information studies, and environmental studies. You can even design your own major. We also have pre-professional programs in law and numerous areas of healthcare. And faculty and staff are here to help you choose courses of study that align with your interests and goals.

Students engaged in W&J's undergraduate art program.

Ethical Leadership. Founded Here

Our Center for Ethical Leadership supports college-wide opportunities for students to become changemakers in their professions and communities. Regardless of majors or fields of students, our faculty ensure that students become proficient in identifying and critically examining ethical issues. Learn more about the Center for Ethical Leadership.

Associate Professor of the English Tara Robbins Fee, Ph.D., works with students as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Beyond the Classroom

You’ll utilize your academic strengths in a non-classroom setting to further your professional development. W&J College requires a practicum that will provide the job-specific, hands-on knowledge employers want. W&J students are hired by leading employers such as PPG, UPMC, Highmark, Deloitte, and other internationally recognized companies.

Faculty & Advising

Recognized for their research, their publications, their artwork, and their teaching, our faculty keep you intellectually engaged and get you professionally prepared. You'll find W&J College professors actively beside you in the lab, traveling with you to present research at academic or professional conferences, or helping you write a proposal. As your advisors, our faculty support your dreams and help you design your best course of study.

Associate Professor of Economics Tiffani A. Gottschall, Ph.D., works with students in the Technology Center as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Countries visited by W&J College students through the Magellan Project

Number of majors available to help you prepare for a lifetime of personal and professional success

Hours per week that The Clark Family Library is open, offering a quiet, comfortable space to study, collaborate, or just reflect

Founded Here

Presidents possess the grit and resilience to adapt to new challenges, wherever they may arise.

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