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Washington & Lee University Admissions

Admissions Overview

Washington & Lee admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 19%. Students that get into Washington & Lee have an average SAT score between 1360-1500 or an average ACT score of 32-34. 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.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
19%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
40%
Total Applicants
6,178
SAT Range
1360-1500
SAT Reading
670-730
SAT Math
690-770
Students Submitting SAT
55%
ACT Range
32-34
ACT English
34-35
ACT Math
29-33
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
45%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
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
    Considered but not 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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