Washington and Lee UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Lexington, Virginia Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$54,830

Avg tuition

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About Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Lexington, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,264, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 19%. The university offers 37 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 94%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for students are $54,830.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

19% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 19%

Retention Rate 98%

Graduation Rate 94%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1360-1500

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 32-34

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

50%

Female Student Population

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

77%

Hispanic

5%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Asian

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

14% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

14%

State Grant Aid

16%

Institution Grant Aid

57%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,997
State Grant Aid $3,270
Institution Grant Aid $49,042
Pell Grant Aid $4,344

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships