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Washington and Lee University

School Profile

  • Washington and Lee UniversityPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in Lexington, VA
  • Acceptance Rate: 17%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 1,752
First-year Undergraduate Students: 454
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 1,749
Graduate Students: 403

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Archaeology
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of East Asian
  • Bachelor of East Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Engineering Physics
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Medieval/Renaissance Studies
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Policy Analysis
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Romance Languages
  • Bachelor of Russian/Slavic Area Studies
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $38,877
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $38,877

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • Required: SAT Subject Tests
  • Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 600
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 250


Member: NCAA
Team name: Generals


  • Ranked #12 National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Ranked #115 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #24 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #15 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #30 Best Law Schools
  • Ranked #18 Law Firms Rank Schools

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Admissions Address

204 West Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450-2116
(540) 458-8710
Fax: (540) 458-8062
Contact: William Hartog
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity most selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 19%
Early decision acceptance rate 46%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 17%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,627
Female applicants 3,568
Male applicants 3,059
Applicants accepted 1,259
Female applicants accepted 651
Male applicants accepted 608
Freshman enrollment 471
Female freshman enrollment 233
Male freshman enrollment 238
Early decision applicants 492
Early decision applicants accepted 225
Early decision applicants enrolled 217
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 46%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,947
Students accepting place on wait list 616
Students accepted from wait list 111

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 48%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 73%
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 63%
SAT Critical Reading average score 690
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 650-730
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 693
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 660-730
SAT Writing average score 681
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 640-730
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 37%
Average ACT Composite score 30
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 29-32
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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