Welcome to Waynesburg University!
At Waynesburg, you are more than just a number. Here, you are an integral member of our close-knit, Christian community, where students are known and nurtured as individuals. Faculty and staff will get to know you as a person and challenge you to make those critical connections between faith, learning and service.
Along with abounding opportunities to get involved in campus life, develop in your faith and serve the world around you, hands-on learning helps to define Waynesburg University. No matter what your major, classroom instruction will be reinforced with field experiences that allow you put what you've learned into practice.
Students attending Waynesburg have access to a vast array of grants and scholarships that make us one of the most affordable private universities in the country. In fact, 90% of our students receive financial aid.
We invite you to join us in our mission, where you will gain the wisdom, knowledge and ability to faithfully transform your communities and the world.
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As a prospective student for undergraduate admission, you should fit into one of the three categories shown above. By clicking on the appropriate link, you will have access to information on admissions procedures, requirements and other important details as you consider Waynesburg University. We wish you all the best as you search for the college or university that is the "right fit" for you. If there's anything we missed or if you have any additional questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!
Meet Your Admissions Counselor
Jessica Sumpter – Director of Admissions
Jessica graduated from Ashland University with a BSBA in Marketing and recently completed her MBA with Waynesburg University. Jessica lives in Waynesburg with her husband Josh and her dog Malkin.
Her territory includes: Northwest Pennsylvania and Northern Ohio
Renee McElligott - Sr Associate Director of Admissions
Renee came to Waynesburg as a student over 21 years ago and graduated with her business degree in Small Business Management. She later attended California University for Guidance Counseling. Renee lives in Waynesburg with her husband Kevin, and her daughter Meghan and son Cullen.
Her territory includes: Southwest Pennsylvania and West Virginia
Bob Barnhart – Admissions Counselor
Bob graduated from Waynesburg University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, and proceeded to spend 12 years in public accounting and banking. He is excited and eager to return to the University and contribute to its continued growth and success. In addition to his responsibilities as an admissions counselor, he is also actively involved with local community organizations such as Greene County Habitat for Humanity and the Waynesburg Lions Club. Bob resides in Waynesburg with his wife, Jill, and their two daughters, Adrian and Jade.
His territory includes: Central Pennsylvania, Southern Ohio and Midwest, Southwest and Western Regions
Dave Floyd - Admissions Counselor
Dave is a very recent graduate of Waynesburg University. In May of 2012, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with emphases in Journalism and Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information. Along with his duties at WU, Dave's endeavors include both news and sports announcing on a local radio station, and an eventual pursuit of his MBA from Waynesburg.
His territory includes: Eastern Pennsylvania and Northeast Region
Kari Calvario – Admissions Counselor
Kari is a 2009 Waynesburg graduate with a B.A. in English Literature. She journeyed a little further down I-79 for graduate school and completed her MEd. at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Kari lives in West Newton with her husband, Anthony.
Her territory includes: Southern Pennsylvania and Southeast Region
Jason Logan - Graduate Assistant of Admissions
Jason graduated from Waynesburg University in the spring of 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a minor in Business Management. He is a Greene County native hailing from Prosperity, Pennsylvania. Throughout his time as an undergraduate, he was a member of the varsity tennis team, saxophone ensemble and WCTV. Jason is currently pursuing his MBA at Waynesburg University.
For first-time freshman students, the University offers two types of scholarships:
Along with those opportunities for first-time freshmen, Waynesburg also offers Transfer Scholarships.
Between these scholarships; federal, state and institutional grants; a number of work study opportunities; and student and/or parent education loans, you'll find that Waynesburg University is quite affordable!
For more on costs, the FAFSA and other related information, please visit our Office of Financial Aid.
I'm Accepted! What's Next?
Congratulations on being accepted into Waynesburg University! We're so glad you've chosen to consider joining our dynamic campus community. Below are the next steps in the process and some important dates to keep in mind over these next few months, but remember, don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office with any questions or concerns you may have. We can't wait to see you all on campus soon!
Secure your spot
Fill out the Admission Enrollment Form, and send in the appropriate deposit to hold your spot. As long as resident students do this by May 1, they are guaranteed housing on campus.
Fill out New Student Forms, and receive your tentative class and housing assignments
The myConnect portal is available to new incoming students. This will include New Student Forms, housing information, Financial Aid information, technology information, a billing timeline and more. Complete your New Student Forms by the following dates:
- First Priority Deadline of March 1 - Receive your tentative class schedule and housing assignment by the end of April.
- Second Priority Deadline of April 15 - Receive your tentative class schedule and housing assignment by the beginning of June.
- Regular Registration - If you complete your New Student Forms between April 16 and May 1, you can expect to be assigned classes and housing by early August.
View your Financial Aid Award Letter.
Financial Aid Award Letters become available in late February for those who complete the FAFSA. Student bills will consist of the cost of attendance minus financial aid. Bills are mailed out to students toward the end of June.
Come to campus!
Orientation begins in August!