Incredible opportunity for those with incredible potential.
Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, is a nationally-ranked, small, private, liberal arts university nestled in the mountains of western Virginia. As one of the oldest schools in the nation, we believe in the education of the whole person, and value students who are intellectually curious, eager to engage with their communities, inclined to critical thinking and prepared to lead lives of consequence.
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We have a long tradition of educating smart, ambitious students who have the ability and the desire to make a difference in the world.
W&L is a place where you will learn from the successes (and failures) of the past, while honing your skills for the future. Academics Areas of Study
At W&L, you'll find a strong sense of community among students, faculty, and staff where people genuinely care about each other. Culture Our Community
Ask a W&L student after four years of education at W&L what they can do with their major, and the answer you’ll get is “just about anything.” Outcomes W&L Outcomes
Our vibrant town and idyllic setting are two of the things that our students come to love best about W&L. Location About Lexington, Virginia
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