Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$60

Admissions Website

www.wlu.edu/admissions

Online Application Website

wlu.edu/admissions/apply

Admissions Statistics

Washington and Lee University has an acceptance rate of 19%. The acceptance rate of 19% implies that for every 100 students that applied 19 students got accepted. 6,178 students appied to Washington and Lee University. 19% of the students that applied got accepted, and 40% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

6,178

Acceptance Rate

19%

Washington and Lee University has acceptance rate of 18% for male students and 19% for female students. 3,050 male students applied to Washington and Lee University compared to 3,128 female students. 18% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 42% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 19% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 39% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants3,0503,128
Percent Admitted18%19%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled42%39%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Washington and Lee University are required to submit secondary school record, completion of college-preparatory program, recommendations and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school rank and formal demonstration of competencies for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

55% of the enrolled students at Washington and Lee University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Washington and Lee University is 1430. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Washington and Lee University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1360 to 1500. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1360 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1500.

SAT Composite Range

1360 - 1500

Students Submitting SAT

55%

The SAT reading score at Washington and Lee University ranged from 670 to 730. The SAT math score at Washington and Lee University ranged from 690 to 770.

SAT Reading Range670 - 730
SAT Math Range690 - 770

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

45% of the enrolled students at Washington and Lee University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Washington and Lee University is 33. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Washington and Lee University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 32 to 34. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 32 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 34.

ACT Composite Range

32 - 34

Students Submitting ACT

45%

The ACT english score at Washington and Lee University ranged from 34 to 35. The ACT math score at Washington and Lee University ranged from 29 to 33.

ACT English Range34 - 35
ACT Math Range29 - 33

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes