Office of the Dean of the College
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, Virginia 24450
(540) 458-8746 - phone
(540) 458-8275 - fax
Welcome! Thank you for visiting the website of the College at Washington and Lee University.
The College is the heart of the W&L liberal arts education. It is the home of twenty-one departments, four interdepartmental majors, and seven interdepartmental programs. Students may earn either the B.A. or B.S. degree in forty different majors, and may also pursue one or more of fifteen minor programs, including Creative Writing, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Environmental Studies, and Museum Studies.
The more than 140 faculty members in the College, in departments ranging from Music to Geology to Religion, are dedicated to nurturing the intellectual capacity and curiosity of our students in an environment of collaborative inquiry. All first-year students are members of the College, and typically take a range of courses in the liberal arts in preparation for selecting a major course of study.
As expressed in the College's Mission Statement, the hallmarks of a person educated in the College include:
Please explore these pages to see the full range of academic opportunities available to current and prospective W&L students. Parents, alumni, faculty, and staff will also find a wealth of information about College programs, policies and resources. All of us in the Office of the Dean of the College are always ready to assist you.
Enjoy your virtual tour of the College. We look forward to meeting you in person.
Interim Dean of the College