Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university


Washington and Jefferson College is a private institution established in 1781 with a suburban setting located in Washington, PA. It is ranked 89 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,149. It practices a 4-1-4-based academic calendar.

#89 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Location Washington, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1781
Selectivity Unselective
Size Small
1,149 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $28,185
Outstate Tuition Fee $28,185
Room and Board Fees $13,910
$39,348 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


88% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.5 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

85 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Decision Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$41,629 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$35,201 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $65,916
74% Students with need received Financial Aid
24.9% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility --
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance GPA 2.0
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
William Hertzler Memorial Scholarship
Total Worth up to tuition cost.
Eligibility Full-time student
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships


1,149 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
86% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
69% Students graduate within 6 years