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Washington and Lee University
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  • 4 Year
  • LEXINGTON, VA

Washington and Lee University Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for W&L?

Washington and Lee admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 25%. Students that get into Washington and Lee have an average SAT score between 1350-1500 or an average ACT score of 32-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Washington and Lee is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Washington and Lee early decision deadline is November 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
25%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
40%
Total Applicants
4,998
SAT Range
1350-1500
SAT Reading
670-740
SAT Math
680-760
Students Submitting SAT
52%
ACT Range
32-34
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
29-32
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
48%

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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