Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is a private, Christian university located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Waynesburg is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The university offers bachelor’s, graduate, and doctoral degree programs in more than 70 areas of study. The Education programs are accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education while the Chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society and the Athletic Training program is approved by the National Athletic Training Association and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, the Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Some of the most popular majors at this school include Business, Communication, Education, Nursing, and Law. The university also has a number of unique academic programs that include Forensic Science, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Computing, Marine Biology, Media Ministry, International Mission, and Athletic Training. The student-to-faculty ratio at this university is 13:1 and the average class size is 25, with close to 70 percent of its classes have fewer than 20 students.