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The University community gathered for a celebration luncheon Friday afternoon on Cannan Green.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

W&L Community Celebrates $542.5 Million Campaign Success

Thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered in Lexington Oct. 9 to celebrate the conclusion of what many see as the most successful campaign of any liberal arts college or...

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Date Event
Oct 10
Fall Nabors Service Day
Various locations in the Rockbridge Area, 9:00 AM
Oct 11
Oct 11to Oct 13
Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief by Paula Vogel
Keller Theatre, Lenfest Hall, 7:30 PM
Oct 12
Oct 19

Visitors Welcome All

Getting Here:

Lexington sits at the crossroads of I-81 and I-64, in the beautiful Shenandoah valley. Getting here is easy. Making yourself leave is the challenge.

Lodging and Dining:

Lexington is a thriving college town and a tourist destination. Hotels, B&Bs, restaurants and diners range from the familiar to the boutique.

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Admissions At a Glance

See Yourself Here:

There's no substitute for setting foot on your prospective college campus. Information sessions and campus tours available Monday through Saturday.

Application Process:
  • Common Application and W&L Supplements
  • SAT or ACT and Subject Tests
  • Early Decision: Nov. 1 or Dec. 1
  • Regular Decision: Jan. 1
  • Read the Admissions Quick Quide
Financial Aid:

A generous need-based aid program and merit-based scholarships can make the cost of a college education more manageable than you may think.

Alumni Engagement

A Washington and Lee graduate is a student and a leader for life. With a vibrant alumni network 25,000+ strong in 81 alumni chapters in the U.S. and abroad, you're never far from a fellow General.

Support Meaningful Contribution

Washington and Lee doesn't run without the generous support of our alumni and friends. Volunteers, Annual Fund contributions and donations toward the completion of the Honor Our Past, Build Our Future capital campaign ensure that we provide the same standard of education our alumni and the world in general hold in such high regard.

Campaign Progress: $542.5M

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