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Washington and Lee University

Sydney Lewis Hall
Lexington, VA 24450-0303
(540) 458-8503

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: July 15
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 28.7% 48.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 163 160
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 158-164 158-162
GPA (Median) 3.51 3.33
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.21-3.68 3.08-3.58
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: VA VA
School's bar passage rate: 86.7% 89.2%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.5% 72.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +11.2% +16.9%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 61.6% 45.7%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 82.8% 74.8%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $49,355 $46,497
Room and Board: $15,625 $15,113
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 99.5% 100.0%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $27,500 $22,500
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $99,559 $110,067
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 71.9% 75.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 396 314
Men: 52.3% 57.0%
Women: 47.7% 43.0%
White: 75.3% N/A
Black: 5.1% N/A
Hispanic: 4.5% N/A
Asian: 6.8% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.9 : 1 8.9 : 1
Total Faculty: 92 62
Male: 68.5% N/A
Female: 31.5% N/A
Minority: 9.8% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $85,000 $92,500
Public Sector: $51,450 $52,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 497,250 483,204