How much does Washington and Lee University cost?

Washington and Lee University Cost of Attendance
In-state $52,455
Out-of-state $52,455
On-Campus Room and Board $13,925
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $21,918
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $706
$30,000-$48,000 $1,920
$48,000-$75,000 $7,039
$75,000-$110,000 $14,439
Over $110,000 $41,186

Washington and Lee University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 64% $40,813
Federal Grants 11% $6,596
Pell grants 11% $4,444
Other federal grants 10% $2,352
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 13% $3,255
Institutional grants or scholarships 52% $46,265
Student loan aid 26% $6,892
Federal student loans 24% $5,853
Other student loans 6% $11,952

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Washington and Lee University Admissions

What is Washington and Lee University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 21%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 45% of applicants
SAT Reading 670-730
SAT Math 678-760
SAT Writing 650-730
ACT Submissions 55% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Washington and Lee University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1827
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Washington and Lee University Graduation Success

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About Washington and Lee University


204 West Washington Street
Lexington, VA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
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