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Washington and Lee University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Lexington, VA

Location and Setting


Lexington Population
6,998
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
415 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.7 average low in January, 82.6 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
Lexington
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Staunton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
26%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Emergency Alert System

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Generals
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
rugby

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, cheerleading, golf, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, mock convention, general activities board, nabors service league, outing club, sports clubs
Sororities
71% of women participate
Fraternities
77% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

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