Tool December 2016

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Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 46.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 53.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 98%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 50.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 97%
ACT score 24-29: 13.00%
ACT score 30-36: 87.00%
ACT score 24+: 100.00%
Students applied: 5,377
Students admitted: 1,284
Admission rate: 24%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 88.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 940
Full-time enrolled women: 911
Part-time enrolled men: 2
Part-time enrolled women: 1
Total enrollment: 1,854

COSTS

Tuition: $47,280
Room and board: $11,380
Est. book expense: $1,800
Fees: $987
Total cost: $61,447
Cost after need-based aid: $19,125
Cost after non-need-based aid: $27,691
Average debt at graduation: $21,683

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $42,322
Average non-need-based aid: $33,756
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
13
Average aid package: $41
Students receiving need-based aid: 754
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 41%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
13%
% receiving student loans: 34%