Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA

Washington and Jefferson says that, "The College's mission is to graduate people of uncommon integrity, competence, and maturity who are effective lifelong learners and responsible citizens, and who are prepared to contribute substantially to the world in which they live. To this end, the College promotes the development of skills,knowledge, personal qualities, and a worldview that characterize a well-educated person." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.washjeff.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,396
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:71%
  • Tuition & Fees:$44,900 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Natural Sciences and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. Furthermore, students may fulfill the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement with science courses or math courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Natural Sciences and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. Furthermore, students may fulfill the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement with science courses or math courses with little college-level math content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Washington & Jefferson College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/09/2016

D

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