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Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Jefferson College, commonly referred to as W&J, traces its origins to the Washington Academy that was established in 1781, and The Canonsburg Academy and Library Company which was chartered in 1794. These two institutes were later renamed Washington College and Jefferson College respectively. In 1869, these two colleges were merged to form Washington & Jefferson College. Initially a men's college, W&J started enrolling women in 1970. The campus is located on 60 acres in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Washington & Jefferson College offers a number of majors, minors, and concentrations in various fields of study. Students can also choose from pre-professional and special programs in teacher certification, engineering, pre-law, pre-health, and entrepreneurial studies, among others.

The sports teams of W&J are nicknamed the Presidents. The athletics department fields more than 20 teams in cross country, hockey, baseball, softball, wrestling, volleyball, golf, swimming and diving, water polo, basketball, track and field, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis. The Presidents compete in the NCAA Division III, and the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I.

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Environmental Studies
Information Technology
Education, General
Art Teacher Education
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Biophysics
Cell/Cellular Biology And Anatomical Sciences, Other
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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