Washington and Lee University

#8 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Lexington, VADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree2,160 Students23.58 % Acceptance Ratio8:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Washington and Lee University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Lexington, Virginia. It has a total enrollment of 2,160 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 8:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 23.58% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio23.58 %
    Admission Yield38.74 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$60

    The acceptance ratio is 23.58% last year at Washington and Lee University where total 5,101 students applied and 1,203 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$50,170
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$47,437
    On-Campus Living Costs$13,980

    The tuition & fees at Washington and Lee University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $50,170.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $13,980 when living on campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling


    Washington and Lee University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Library and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Washington and Lee University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Washington and Lee University

Key Stats for Washington and Lee University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Washington and Lee University$50,170
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia$25,534

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia63.01%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia91.63%

Student Population small

Washington and Lee University2,160
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia132,863

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia54.05%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Virginia75

Contact Information & Online Resources


Washington and Lee University 204 West Washington Street,
Lexington, VA 24450-2116
540) 458-8400


Washington and Lee University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (01/01/1895 - Current).
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