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What can you expect from The W?

An outstanding education. A caring environment. Opportunities to grow. Lifetime friends. We'd love to have you become a member of the Long Blue Line!


Nationally Recognized. Highly Personalized.

A number to know: 14 to 1. That's our student-faculty ratio. You'll be taught by professors who know you and mentor you. U.S. News and World Report ranks The W among the top public regional universities in the South. And with over 50 undergraduate majors, you'll find the program that's right for you!

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The W Life

Life at The W

We know college is not just about academics. It's hard not to find a fit in one of more than 75 student organizations. Help plan a concert, compete in intramural sports, serve in student government, participate in a social club, sorority or fraternity. Or, start your own organization. We're all about you!

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An Honors Program that Challenges.

The Ina E. Gordy Honors College offers unique learning and leadership options through a Forum Series, research opportunities, and chances to present at conferences.

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Global Opportunities

Expand your world with studies in Japan, Mexico, France, England, Spain, Canada, or other points around the globe. Learn all that other cultures have to offer and earn academic credit at the same time.

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