W&L Student Population

Total 2,223 students are enrolled in Washington and Lee University (1,829 undergraduate and 394 graduate). 309 faculties are working for Washington and Lee University and student to faculty ratio is 7.19 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 2,223
  • Undergraduate: 1,829
  • Graduate: 394

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,223 students enrolled into Washington and Lee University. 1,829 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 394 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 2,219 full-time and 4 part-time students. By gender, 1,128 male and 1,095 female students are attending at Washington and Lee University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Washington and Lee University.
Student Population By Gender
Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2231,1281,095
Undergraduate1,829922907
Graduate394206188
Student Population By Attending Status
Washington and Lee University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,2232,2194
Undergraduate1,8291,8254
Graduate3943940

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Washington and Lee University.
There are 1,769 White (79.58%), 65 Black/African American (2.92%), 105 Hispanic (4.72%), 86 Asian (3.87%), and 198 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2231,1281,095
American Indian/Native American211
Asian863650
Black/African American652144
Hispanic1054758
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,769937832
Two More793643
Un-Known301416
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,829922907
American Indian/Native American000
Asian682840
Black/African American491732
Hispanic873651
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,475779696
Two More652837
Un-Known1248
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total394206188
American Indian/Native American211
Asian18810
Black/African American16412
Hispanic18117
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White294158136
Two More1486
Un-Known18108

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Washington and Lee University. 1,187 students are aged 20 to 24 (53.40% of total students), 845 students are aged below 20 (38.01%), 1 students are aged above 50 (0.04%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Washington and Lee University.
Student Population By Age at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2231,1281,095
Under 1818612
Age 18-19827371456
Age 20-21890477413
Age 22-24297160137
Age 25-291578770
Age 30-3423185
Age 35-39761
Age 40-49321
Age 50-64110
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,829922907
Under 1818612
Age 18-19827371456
Age 20-21884475409
Age 22-24976928
Age 25-29101
Age 30-34110
Age 35-39101
Graduate Student Population By Age at Washington and Lee University
TotalMaleFemale
Total394206188
Age 20-21624
Age 22-2420091109
Age 25-291568769
Age 30-3422175
Age 35-39660
Age 40-49321
Age 50-64110

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