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Washington College

Experiential learning puts education in your hands.

Washington College is consistently ranked highly by groups like U.S. News & World report because of our unique approach to learning.

With ample opportunities for field work and research in fields from archaeology to psychology, students get outside the classroom and immerse themselves in an academic adventure. Our graduates enter the “real world” with a can-do attitude, prepared to lead in the community and the workplace.

our academic programs

With more than 40 majors and academic programs to choose from, you can shape a course of study that fits your intellectual interests and career aspirations. Learn more »


The Center for Environment & Society offers internships and fellowships in the great outdoors.

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience brings history to life.

The Rose O’Neill Literary House offers student writers mentorship and professional guidance, and operates a cool print shop.

  • <span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1069-an-app-for-that"><img src="/live/image/gid/74/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/12,0,1090,1078/19419_01.rev.1454364244.jpg" alt="Kyle Benk ’13 is working on a virtual investing app." class="lw_image" width="310" height="200" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/74/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/12,0,1090,1078/19419_01.rev.1454364244.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/74/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/12,0,1090,1078/19419_01.rev.1454364244.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1096" data-max-h="1650"/></a></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1069-an-app-for-that">An App For That</a></div><div class="lw_news_summary">If you ever wanted to invest in the stock market but were too scared to try, then Kyle Benk’s senior thesis is required playing.</div>
  • <span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1250-the-power-of-possible"><img src="/live/image/gid/85/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/397,98,672,373/21797_caitlin_1.rev.1454366253.jpg" alt="Caitlyn Riehl (right) with some of her Zeta Tau Alpha sisters at ZTA's Big Man on Campus fundraiser." class="lw_image" width="310" height="200" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/85/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/397,98,672,373/21797_caitlin_1.rev.1454366253.jpg 2x" data-max-w="720" data-max-h="480"/></a></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1250-the-power-of-possible">The Power of Possible</a></div><div class="lw_news_summary">One of the first in her family to attend college, Caitlyn Riehl ’13 is poised to graduate premed, with her pick of two top-flight medical schools awaiting her decision.</div>
  • <span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1176-premed-student-interns-at-st-jude"><img src="/live/image/gid/85/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/0,80,1200,1280/21067_website_photo_1_-_eshan.rev.1454365509.jpeg" alt="" class="lw_image" width="310" height="200" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/85/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/0,80,1200,1280/21067_website_photo_1_-_eshan.rev.1454365509.jpeg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/85/width/310/height/200/crop/1/src_region/0,80,1200,1280/21067_website_photo_1_-_eshan.rev.1454365509.jpeg 3x" data-max-w="1200" data-max-h="1600"/></a></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1176-premed-student-interns-at-st-jude">Premed Student Interns At St. Jude</a></div><div class="lw_news_summary">Eshan Patel ’13 says his career path began to unfold during the weeks he spent working in Professor Mindy Reynolds’ biology lab. From that summer research experience in 2011, a world of opportunity opened to him.</div>

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