Financial Aid at W&L

The average amount of financial aid is $40,813 where 59% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Washington and Lee University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $54,830 at Washington and Lee University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $40,813
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $54,830

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,076 students (59% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $40,813. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Washington and Lee University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Washington and Lee University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid1,07659%$40,813
Pell Grants17410%$4,444
Federal Student Loans42123%$5,853

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 301 students (64% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 282 students (60% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $45,232 and the average amount of student loan aid is $6,892. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Washington and Lee University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Washington and Lee University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid30164%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources26356%$45,232
Federal Grants5411%$6,596
Pell Grants5411%$4,592
Other Federal Grants4610%$2,352
State/Local Grants6313%$3,255
Institutional Grants24552%$46,265
Student Loans12426%$6,892
Federal Student Loans11224%$4,856
Other Student Loans266%$11,952

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