Washington Jesuit Academy

About WJA

Our Success in Numbers

  • 8 Classes of Graduates
  • 98% Enrolled in or have graduated from high school
  • 35,000 Nutritious meals served at WJA each year
  • 640 Books WJA 6th graders read last year
  • 41 High schools in three states attended by WJA alums
  • 77 Scholarships to high school received by WJA graduates
  • $4.3 M In high school scholarships received by 7 classes of WJA graduates
  • 49 Colleges to which our graduates have been accepted

At WJA we believe that all young people who want to go to college should have the means and support to attend and succeed. A growing community of WJA alumni scholars who might not otherwise have been able to attend college are learning, graduating, or contributing to the workplace and our world because of the scholarships, mentoring, and support services offered to them by the Academy.

Below are just some of the colleges and universities now attended by WJA Alumni:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (Cumberland, MD)
  • Bowie State University (Bowie, MD)
  • Bucknell University (Bucknell, PA)
  • Central State University (Wilberforce, OH)
  • Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Delaware State University (Dover, DE)
  • Frostburg University (Frostburg, MD)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Glenville State College (Glenville, WV)
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Loyola University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Mount Saint Mary’s University (Emmitsburg, MD)
  • Neumann University (Aston, PA)
  • Prince Georges Community College (Largo, MD)
  • Randolph-Macon College (Ashland, VA)
  • Saint Augustine’s College (Raleigh, NC)
  • St. John’s University (Queens, NY)
  • St. Vincent College (Latrobe, PA)
  • University of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Princess Anne, MD)
  • University of Maryland Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
  • Wesley College (Dover, DE)