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Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA
#14

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the country's ninth oldest institute of higher education. From its 322-acre Lexington, VA, campus, it offers students excellent academics, Greek life, NCAA Division III athletics and proximity to Washington D.C. Famous alumni include Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Quick Facts


204 W. Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450-2116

2014-2015 Tuition

$45,617 Tuition and Fees

Students

1855 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
18.4% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1749

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, German Language and Literature, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Russian Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Accounting and Business/Management, History, General, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Minors Offered

Computer Science, German Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Creative Writing, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Museology/Museum Studies, Philosophy, East Asian Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,855
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,844
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 2 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 1
Burglary 9 5 5
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 6 5 3
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 3 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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