Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to learn how diverse the standard college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Washington and Lee diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Washington and Lee Student Population

How Many Students Attend Washington and Lee University?

Washington and Lee total enrollment is approximately 2,183 students. 1,821 are undergraduates and 361 are graduate students.

Washington and Lee Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Washington and Lee undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.

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Washington and Lee Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,408
Hispanic 117
International 78
Multi-Ethnic 75
Asian 68
Black or African American 62
Unknown 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Washington and Lee Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 49% of full-time grad students are women, and 51% men.

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Washington and Lee Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 252
Asian 25
Black or African American 24
Hispanic 21
Unknown 16
International 11
Multi-Ethnic 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Washington and Lee Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,661
Hispanic 138
Asian 93
International 89
Black or African American 86
Multi-Ethnic 85
Unknown 28
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Washington and Lee University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 888
Black or African American 40
Asian 21
Multi-Ethnic 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Washington and Lee Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,104 female students and 1,079 male students at Washington and Lee.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Washington and Lee is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.39 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 493 female teachers and 487 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

81.68% Out of State
2.79% Out of the Country

Washington and Lee ranks 137 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

81.68% of Washington and Lee students come from out of state, and 2.79% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Virginia 83
Texas 48
North Carolina 40
Georgia 27
Maryland 24

International Students at Washington and Lee

Students from 35 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and South Korea.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
76.58% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  57.55 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Washington and Lee, 76.58% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 886
18-19 814
22-24 319
25-29 154
30-34 23
35 and over 13
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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