#1 Best Value in Virginia

Washington and Lee Student Outcomes

Lexington, Virginia

 3 Reviews

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
89% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Washington and Lee University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 88% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 91% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 91% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Washington and Lee University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Washington and Lee University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$89,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Washington and Lee University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $56,300 per year
after 7 years $69,600 per year
after 8 years $77,700 per year
after 9 years $81,800 per year
after 10 years $89,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Washington and Lee University students who are working and no longer in school is $89,000, which is 159% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

View Starting Salaries by Major

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$222 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
88% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your Washington and Lee student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234207 IPEDS survey data for Washington and Lee University.