Washington and Lee Overview


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Located in Lexington, Virginia, Washington and Lee University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 5,377 prospective students applied, and 1,284 were granted admission. Of those admitted 454 enrolled in the school. 2,169 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $45,460 plus fees of $957.

Washington and Lee is ranked 45 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Washington and Lee University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Washington and Lee University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

88% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

91% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

91% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234207 IPEDS survey data for Washington and Lee University.

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