SAT Range 1,310 - 1,470
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Washington and Lee University is a Private not-for-profit school located in Lexington, VA. Washington and Lee University has a total enrollment of 2,172 with a graduation rate of 91% and a student/faculty ratio of 8:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Washington and Lee University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Washington and Lee University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$21,379
Avg. price for students living on campus$63,500
Avg. price for students living off campusn/a


Total applicants5,377
Total admissions1,284
Admission rate24%
Application fee$50
Average staff salary$113,499

25th percentile score

SAT math660
SAT reading650
SAT writing650
ACT composite30

75th percentile score

SAT math740
SAT reading730
SAT writing730
ACT composite33

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The Washington and Lee University data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.