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Value and Rankings

Learn who is talking about our value, rankings and why

Consistently recognized as a top school within ranking systems focused on value and job placement, Waynesburg University has emerged as a national leader in educational value.

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Waynesburg University has been recognized as a 2023-2024 College of Distinction for its continued commitment to engaged, hands-on education. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Waynesburg has earned the distinction. Read more 

In addition to its recognition as a 2023-2024 College of Distinction, the University’s programs in business, education and nursing also received specialized recognition.


Why is Waynesburg a best value?


Our student loan default rate of 4.6% is much lower than the national average of 9.6%.


Tuition, room and board at Waynesburg is approximately $13,000 below the national average for private, non-profit, four-year colleges.


More than 100% of Waynesburg students receive some form of financial aid each year.

How do our programs rank?

Many of our top majors have been recognized for academic excellence and value throughout the region and nationwide.

2023-2024 Business college of Distinction Badge

College of Distinction

Waynesburg University has been recognized as a 2023-2024 College of Distinction and has received specialized recognition for its business field of study.

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Top Online MBA

Waynesburg University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been recognized as a “Top 50 Online MBA Program” by Online Master’s Degrees, ranking No. 21 nationally.

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Top master's program

Waynesburg University’s Addictions Counseling Program was recognized as a 2022 Top 50 Master’s Counseling Program for Addiction Counseling by Addiction Counselor, being ranked No. 4 in the country for the second consecutive year.

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2023-2024 Nursing College of Distinction Badge

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Waynesburg University has been recognized as a 2023-2024 College of Distinction and has received specialized recognition for its nursing field of study.

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Overall Rankings and Recognition

Review all of Waynesburg University's regional and national recognition.

Strategy for the 21st Century

Steadfast Commitment to Mission, Outcomes and Value

Waynesburg University consistently receives accolades as a University of distinction for its mission, outcomes and value. Those same differentiators often drive students’ decisions about education. With the world of higher education constantly changing, Waynesburg University continues to strategically evolve while remaining focused on these very important factors. 

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