About W&L

Washington and Lee University is a small, liberal arts university focused on developing students' capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility. Graduates will be prepared for life-long learning, personal achievement, responsible leadership, service to others, and engaged citizenship in a global and diverse society. 

We encourage you to learn more about our students through our student profiles. Since its inception in the mid-1840s, the University Honor System has shaped Washington and Lee students into honorable and upstanding citizens. Our students are highly involved in university activities, athletics, and government. Through these profiles of current students and alumni, you will hear what life is like for a Washington and Lee student in their voice.

Click here to learn more about the University, its history and our graduates.