Wabash College educates men to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and live humanely.
Founded in 1832, Wabash College is a selective liberal arts institution for men enrolling approximately 900 students from across the U.S. and two dozen foreign countries. Each year, Wabash sets national benchmarks in the National Survey of Student Engagement. Our mission is excellence in teaching and learning within a community built on close and caring relationships among students, faculty, and staff.
Intensive Academic Preparation
Wabash offers 29 majors:
Students may minor in all of the above areas, plus Computer Science, Theater Design, Film Studies, and Education Studies. Areas of Concentration include International Studies, Asian Studies, Multicultural American Studies, and Gender Studies.
All students complete both a major and minor, or they double major. Students are taught by professors (98% PhD), not teaching assistants; average class size is 13. To graduate, seniors must successfully pass oral and written comprehensive examinations in their major and minor fields.
Experiential Learning and Global Focus
- Over 50% of Wabash students study overseas through study abroad semesters and/or cultural/academic immersion trips, including an interdisciplinary summer program in Ecuador.
- 70% of our students complete at least one internship experience; 15% complete three or more. Internships are either off-campus experiences or summer research projects in conjunction with professors. A growing number of students complete one or more externships – short ‘day/week in the life of’ experiences.
- Students may participate in non-credit learning/working programs including a Summer Business Immersion (Consulting/Entrepreneurship) Program and Professional Immersion Experience programs in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and Indianapolis.
- Our students are involved: 40% compete in intercollegiate athletics, 80% in intramurals, 90% in campus organizations.
- For a complete list of where our students go immediately following graduation, as well as where they intern each year, go to http://www.wabash.edu/careers/outcomes
- Each year approximately 35% of our graduates go directly into graduate and professional degree programs
- Within 5 years of graduation, approximately 80% of our graduates pursue further education