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Washington & Lee University Admissions

Washington & Lee admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 22%. Students that get into Washington & Lee have an average SAT score between 1350-1490 or an average ACT score of 31-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Washington & Lee is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Washington & Lee early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
22%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
40%
Total Applicants
5,455
SAT Range
1350-1490
SAT Reading
680-740
SAT Math
670-750
Students Submitting SAT
35%
ACT Range
31-33
ACT English
31-35
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
65%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$60
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
82%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.11 responses
Poll
82%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.11 responses
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