Washington and Lee University: Admission & Tests

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Washington and Lee University LogoBelow is a brief overview of Washington and Lee University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Washington and Lee University admission criteria are very hard; in 2013-14 this school accepted only 19% of the applicants.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Washington and Lee University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Washington and Lee University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at WLU is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is usual step of the application process. 55% of applicants at WLU submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 630 to 770 on Critical Reading, from 630 to 770 on Math, and from 620 to 760 on Writing. Therefore, if you got above 730 in SAT Critical Reading, 730 in SAT Math, and 720 in SAT Writingthen it should make you safe for being admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
580
700
730

SAT Math
580
700
730

SAT Writing
570
690
720

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a typical element of the application procedure at Washington and Lee University. 45 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 33 on Composite. Therefore, if you got above 32 in ACT Composite - that should get you accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
32

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(540)
458-8400
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Washington and Lee University, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (540) 458-8400 or check Washington and Lee University Website

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