Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA
Best value Bachelor's Degree in Virginia

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Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Selective (21% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

79% White
5% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% Multiracial
3% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Attorney / Lawyer203k
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)172k
Finance Director123k
Management Consultant111k
Software Engineer105k
Portfolio Manager74k
Based on 1,764 student responses
66.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
140.6kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
46%in High-Meaning careers
18%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$54,830 / year
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