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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is named for two of the most influential men in American history: George Washington, whose generous endowment of $20,000 in 1796 helped the fledgling school (then known as Liberty Hall Academy) survive, and Robert E. Lee, whose presidency and innovative leadership brought the Washington and Lee University into the national limelight.

Washington and Lee University is comprised of two undergraduate divisions, the College and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics; and a graduate School of Law. The undergraduate institution offers 37 majors and more than 1,100 courses—an enviable curriculum for a school of only about 2,200 undergraduate students.

Washington and Lee University also features the only fully-accredited business school and fully-accredited journalism program among the nation's top-tier liberal arts colleges. The School of Law at Washington and Lee University, one of the smallest nationally recognized legal programs in the country at about 400 students, has its own dean and faculty. It offers both the Juris Doctor degree and the Master of Laws degree in United States Law for international law graduates.

As one of the nation's best teaching colleges, Washington and Lee University places a high priority on recruiting and retaining a top-notch faculty. Virtually all of the University's professors hold the PhD degree or equivalent earned doctoral degree, and all faculty members are active in continuing self-development as scholars and teachers. There are no teaching assistants. The student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1, and more than one-fourth of all classes have no more than 20 students.

Once on campus, Washington and Lee University students are highly involved in student government, athletics and student activities. The University fields 23 NCAA Division III sports, including the reigning national champions in women's tennis. Students can also participate in over 120 clubs and organizations, including two student newspapers, a broadcast radio station, and cable television station.

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