Washington and Lee University

Address:
204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450-2116
Phone:
540-458-8400
Website:
http://www.wlu.edu/
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About Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards one master’s degree in a field other than education and business. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,759
 Graduate394
 Total2,153
GenderFemale50%
 Male50%
Student Age% Under 2593%
 % 25 and Over7%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time100%
 % Part-time0%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.2%
 % Black4.0%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino2.6%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown0.2%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,627
 % Admitted19%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled37%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT49%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800730 / 800
 SAT Writing640 / 800730 / 800
 SAT Math660 / 800730 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite29 / 3632 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$40,387
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$40,387
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid60%
 % Undergraduates with Loans25%
 % Undergraduates with Grants50%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,700
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,105
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,890
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Lexington Area

Median Age40.4
Median Household Income$37,721
Total Population1,248
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.6% 49.4%
 Age 0-986.5%13.5%
 Age 10-1778.1%21.9%
 Age 18-2423.4%76.6%
 Age 25-2914.3%85.7%
 Age 30-3939.5%60.5%
 40+43.1%56.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White80.4%
 % Black18.2%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.5%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,105
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$618
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