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Applying to W&L

Acceptance Rate 18.57%
Yield 40.28%
SAT Score 1,430
ACT Score 33
Applicants 6,178

Applying To W&L

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 18.57% at Washington and Lee University where a total of 6,178 students applied and 1,147 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,430 and the average ACT score is 33. It requires four items and recommends 4 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Washington and Lee University.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationwww.wlu.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwlu.edu/admissions/apply
Acceptance Rate19%
Average Test Scores1,430 SAT / 33 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 18.57% where a total of 6,178 students (3,050 men and 3,128 women) have applied to W&L and 1,147 (546 men and 601 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 230 male and 232 female students have enrolled into W&L and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 40.28%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at W&L
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,1783,0503,128
Admitted1,147546601
Enrolled462230232
Acceptance Rate 18.57% 17.90% 19.21%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 40.28% 42.12% 38.60%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At W&L, 253 applicants (55% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 209 applicants (45%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,430 and the average ACT score is 33 at W&L. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,500 and 25th percentile score is 1,360. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 102 and the 25th percentile score is 95. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at W&L.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at W&L
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670730
SAT Math690770
ACT Composite3234
ACT Math2933
ACT English3435
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Washington and Lee University requires 4 item(s) (High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Admission Test Scores) and recommends 4 articles (High School GPA, High School Rank, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Washington and Lee University
Application Requirements for W&L
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Washington and Lee University is Four-one-four plan. Washington and Lee University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Washington and Lee University accepts.
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training