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Thursday 4.24.2014

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Waynesburg University

Waynesburg University
51 W. College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370

Official telephone: (724) 627-8191
Toll-free telephone: (800) 225-7393
Fax number: (724) 627-8124
Screen last updated on: January 2011
Semester/term begin dates: in late August.
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students held in August.
Number and length of summer sessions: Four summer sessions of three or five weeks each.

Majors with the highest enrollment: nursing, business, public administration
Average freshman GPA: 2.93 on a 4.0 scale
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 73%
Student:Faculty ratio: 14:1
Total faculty: 171
Full-time faculty: 65
Part-time faculty: 106
Faculty degrees: 65% PhD, 100% master's degree, 100% bachelor's degree, 65% terminal
Graduation rate: 52% within six years

Waynesburg University
General education/core curriculum is required: yes
Minor requirements: not required for graduation
Physical education is required: no
There are religious requirements for graduation: yes

Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, pass/fail grading option, internships, distance learning, evening courses
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Minors offered in accounting, art, biology, business management, chemistry, child development, communication, computer science, economics, English, exercise science, finance, history, international studies, marketing,mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, service leadership, sociology, and theatre.
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-veterinary science, pre-dentistry, Pre-physical therapy
Education certifications:
elementary, secondary
Combined 3-1 programs available:
3-1 medical technology programs with Montefiore and West Penn hospitals. 3-1 marine biology program with Florida Inst of Tech.
Combined 3-2 programs available:
3-2 engineering programs with Case Western Reserve U, Pennsylvania St U, and Washington U--St. Louis. 3-3 pre-law program with Duquesne U.
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Austria, Ireland, Korea, and Russia.
Army ROTC: offered off-campus West Virginia University
Navy ROTC: not offered
Air Force ROTC: not offered

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Art
  • Art Administration
  • Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Biology
  • Biology/Physical Therapy
  • Biology/Pre-Medicine
  • Broadcast Communications
  • Business Administration/Accounting
  • Business Administration/Finance
  • Business Administration/International Studies
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Business Administration/Marketing
  • Chemistry
  • Communication/Journalism
  • Communications
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Digital Media
  • Elementary Education
  • Elementary Education/Special Education
  • English
  • English Literature/Creative Writing
  • English/Professional Writing
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic Science
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Management
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Studies
  • Management
  • Management of Sports Industries
  • Marine Biology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Ministry
  • Professional Writing
  • Professional Writing/English
  • Psychology
  • Public Accounting
  • Public Relations
  • Secondary Education
  • Secondary Education/Biology
  • Secondary Education/Chemistry
  • Secondary Education/English
  • Secondary Education/Mathematics
  • Secondary Education/Social Studies
  • Secondary Mathematics Education
  • Small Business Management
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports Information Broadcasting
  • Sports Management

Credit placement options:
  • credit and/or placement for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 3 or higher)
  • placement for CLEP general
  • placement for CLEP subject
  • placement for Regents College Exams (RCE)
  • placement for ACT PEP
  • placement for DANTES
  • placement for school's own challenge exams
  • placement for relevant military experience
  • placement for relevant life experience
  • placement for international baccalaureate