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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 65.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 60.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 53.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 46.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 99.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 53.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 95.00%
ACT score 24-29: 12.00%
ACT score 30-36: 88.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 5,797
Students admitted: 1,136
Admission rate: 20%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 84.6%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 948
Full-time enrolled women: 934
Part-time enrolled men: 4
Part-time enrolled women: 4
Total enrollment: 1,890

COSTS

Tuition: $45,460
Room and board: $10,985
Est. book expense: $1,800
Fees: $957
Total cost: $59,202
Cost after need-based aid: $17,730
Cost after non-need-based aid: $22,909
Average debt at graduation: $23,224

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,472
Average non-need-based aid: $36,293
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
159
Average aid package: $46,604
Students receiving need-based aid: 782
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 41%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
14%
% receiving student loans: 32%