Wheeling Jesuit University (Wheeling, WV), founded in 1954, is the newest of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, offering a quality private education in a small school setting. With more than 31 undergraduate and six graduate programs, WJU provides students the foundation to succeed in graduate school or in a career.Since 1995, U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked Wheeling Jesuit among the top institutions in its "Best Master’s Universities in the South" category. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Though a young University, the institution is rooted in the 450+-year mission of Jesuit higher education to prepare students to face the world with critical minds and compassionate hearts.Located less than an hour south of Pittsburgh, in one of the nation’s safest cities where public traditions of art, culture and parks complement a successful industrial heritage, Wheeling Jesuit provides an uncommon background for academic pursuits. The 65-acre campus is conveniently located just off exit 2B of Interstate 70, yet the site offers a green campus with beautiful landscaping and first-class fitness facilities.