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College Deliberately: Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the town of Lexington, VA. It is known for Law, Business Administration and Management and Economics.

Washington and Lee University

place 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450-2116
phone Phone: (540) 458-8400
web Web: http://www.wlu.edu/
  • Washington and Lee University is also known as:
    Washington and Lee University, Washington and Lee W&L WLU

Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Washington and Lee University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1895-01-01 2029-12-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Washington and Lee University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Washington and Lee University is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 82
Lacrosse Men’s 55
Track and Field Indoor Women’s 41

The complete list of sports at Washington and Lee University is available for members.

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Tuition for Washington and Lee University is in the 98.6 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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