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About W&J

Ranked as one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Washington & Jefferson College has been graduating leaders in every industry for over two centuries.  W&J’s distinct combination of renowned faculty, state of the art facilities, and abundant opportunities for research, internships, and study abroad in a liberal arts setting provide students with the ultimate preparation to achieve their goals and realize their dreams.

As the eleventh oldest college in the U.S., W&J has a long tradition of excellence, producing thousands of successful lawyers, award-winning doctors and medical researchers, entrepreneurial business leaders, international diplomats, dedicated teachers, loving parents, and all-around great citizens. At W&J you will find scholar-athletes who graduate to the best professional and graduate schools in the country. You will find students interning in hospitals, international businesses, and law offices. You will meet students who have traveled to Siberia, England, China, and Ecuador. You will find biologists, philosophers, historians, writers, photographers, political campaign leaders, student teachers...so, join us. We welcome you to the W&J family.