Washington and Lee University is the right mix of old and new. It is the ninth oldest university in the US. It is a place of strong community values where people say 'hello' and ask 'how are. you?' This is a school known for its Honor System which dates back to the 1800's. And yes, the school is named after George Washington and Robert E. Lee. This school exemplifies southern charm.
Location, location, location. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley region between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains Washington and Lee is located in a beautiful area. Students enjoy many outdoor activities. Popular undergraduate majors include: Business Administration and Management, General; Accounting and Business/Management; Economics, General; Political Science and Government, General; and English Language and Literature, General.
Washington and Lee is known for its greek life. Over 70% of the students participate in Greek Life.
Students should consider this school if:
With an acceptance rate of 19%, this is a competitive school which will challenge you.