About Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University (W&L) was founded in 1749 and is located in Lexington, VA, an extremely quaint town just 2 hours south of Richmond, and 3 hours from Washington, DC. The private school's rural campus covers 430 acres and is home to total of 1,830 undergraduate students. Washington and Lee University is ranked 10th amongst national liberal arts colleges, with Colgate University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Washington and Lee University tend to apply to UVA, Sewanee, and The University of Richmond as well.
Location: Lexington, VA
Tuition: $46,417 USD
Sports Divisions: NCAA Division III
Greek Life: Yup
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Fun Activities Near Campus
Head to Goshen, for a day spent lounging on boulders and dipping in the Maury River.
Free: Year-Round, Public #StudentScene