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Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia

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Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

About Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee or W&L) is a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, (Rockbridge County) of the United States.

Washington and Lee's 325-acre campus sits at the edge of Lexington in Rockbridge County and abuts the campus of the Virginia Military Institute (founded 1839) in the Shenandoah Valley region along the Shenandoah River of the western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains in the eastern ranges of the Appalachian Mountains. The campus is approximately 50 miles (80 km) northeast from Roanoke, 140 miles (225 km) west from the state capital of Richmond, and 180 miles (290 km) inland southwest from the national capital at Washington, D.C..

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Located in Lexington, Virginia.

204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA, 24450-2116, Lexington City

Washington and Lee University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#307 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Virginia

#8 of 158

2021 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

#2 of 113

Most Popular Majors

Out of 18 majors categories at Washington and Lee University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Washington and Lee University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni