Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA

Law School

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is a private institution residing on 430 rural acres in Lexington, Virginia.  First and second year curriculums at the Washington and Lee University School of Law include required courses and electives, while the third focuses on training students through problem-based practicum courses, externships, and clinics.  Stokely Caldwell, Jr., a renowned sports lawyer at Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, is a W&L Law School graduate.

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Quick Facts

Sydney Lewis Hall
Lexington, VA 24450-0303
Year founded: 1849
Public/private:  Private
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: March 1

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $45,597 per year
Room and board: $14,643

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School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  75
Student-faculty ratio:  8.5:1
Total faculty:  80
Enrollment (full-time):  370
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):  
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 128
Employed at graduation: 48.3%
Median private sector starting salary:  $81,000
Median public service starting salary:  $50,000
Total volumes and volume equivalents: 479593

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