Coordinates: 35°36′39.5″N 82°26′30.7″W / 35.610972°N 82.441861°W / 35.610972; -82.441861
Warren Wilson College (WWC) is a private four-year work college in the Swannanoa Valley, North Carolina, United States near Asheville. It is known for its curriculum of work, academics, and service, called "the Triad," which requires every student to work an on-campus job, perform at least one hundred hours of community service over four years and complete a requisite course of academic work in order to graduate. The college offers classes in 30 different departments with the most popular majors in Environmental Sciences, English, and Outdoor Leadership.
Warren Wilson is one of the few colleges in the United States that requires on-campus students to work for the institution in order to graduate. It is part of the Work Colleges Consortium. The college is notable for its surrounding environment with a 300-acre (1.2 km2) working farm, market garden, and 600 acres (2.4 km2) of maintained forest which provides the community with 25 miles (40 km) of hiking trails.
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