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Character -- Private, Christian university founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Member, Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. http://www.cccu.org/
Motto -- Fiat Lux, "Let There Be Light"
Main Campus -- Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, one hour south of Pittsburgh.
Adult Centers -- Three off-campus adult centers in the immediate regions of Pittsburgh, including Monroeville, Seven Fields and Southpointe.
Faculty -- 128 with a student/faculty ratio of 13:1
Average Class Size -- 25
Ratio of Men to Women -- 49% : 51%
Enrollment -- 1,500 Undergraduate, 900 Graduate and Professional Adults
Academics -- More than 70 degree options. Top areas are Business, Communication, Criminal Justice, Education, Forensic Science, and Nursing. Graduate and Doctorate programs also offered.
Service Learning -- Waynesburg University, one of two institutions in Pennsylvania to offer the Bonner Scholar Program, provides scholarships for community service. All students complete required community service hours.
Study Abroad -- International study and service learning trips to a wide variety of places in the world. Currently, students are studying in Russia; Uganda; South Korea; Oxford, England; Spain; Washington D.C.; Mongolia; India; and Zambia.
Athletics -- 18 men's and women's, NCAA Division III
Facilities -- Major improvements to the main campus in recent years include a new student center, new performing arts center, expansion and renovation of the dining hall, expansion and renovation of Eberly Library, five new apartment-style residence halls and the addition of the Center for Economic Research and Development, which houses the R. J. Lee Group, a renowned forensics lab, and a fitness center. Current projects include a chapel to be completed by fall 2011.
Acres -- 71 Acres of campus including parks
Buildings -- 23 plus more in process!
Surrounding Community -- Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, is a quaint, growing community that lies just below the campus of Waynesburg University.
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