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Best Values in Colleges

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Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)

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Washington and Lee University is ranked 2 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 4 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 47%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Verbal Score

700+46%
600-69951%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+43%
600-69955%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2918%
24+100%

Students applied6,222
Students admitted1,147
Admission rate18%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,660
Fees$957
Room and board$10,645
Estimated book expense$1,800
Total cost$58,062

Cost after need-based aid$18,212
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,002

Average debt at graduation$21,538

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,850
Average non-need-based aid$35,060

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,855

Full-Time

Men934
Women917

Part-Time

Men2
Women2

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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