Washington and Lee University: Admission & Tests

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Below 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 strong; in 2015-16 this school accepted only 24% 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 a typical step of the application process. 46% of applicants at WLU submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 630 to 760 on Critical Reading, from 640 to 770 on Math, and from 630 to 760 on Writing. Therefore, if you got above 720 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
690
720

SAT Math
590
700
730

SAT Writing
580
690
720

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is usual element of the application procedure at Washington and Lee University. 53 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 29 to 34 on Composite, from 30 to 36 on English, and from 27 to 33 on Math. Therefore, if you got above 33 in ACT Composite, 34 in ACT English, and 32 in ACT Math - that should get you accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
27
32
33

ACT English
27
33
34

ACT Math
25
30
32

Contact Admissions

Phone
(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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