At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1749
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $48,267
  • Selectivity
  • Most Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Four-one-four plan
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Town

Lexington, VA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

15-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 2

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 24%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 9%
  • Application Fee
  • $50
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

99%

Top half of HS class

98%

Top quarter of HS class

81%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 660-720
  • Math
  • 660-740
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 30-33
  • English
  • 31-35
  • Math
  • 28-33
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Most Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 23%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 9%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 1,830

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$48,267

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,800

books and supplies

$11,380

room and board

$61,447

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$48,267

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,800

books and supplies

$11,380

room and board

$61,447

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $920
  • $30-$48K
  • $1,789
  • $48-$75K
  • $8,962
  • $75-$110K
  • $18,436
  • $110 & UP
  • $34,627
Financial aid

60%

Receiving Financial Aid

6%

Receiving Federal Grants

23%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 2

Student Life

Student Body

1,830

Total undergrad enrollment

330

Total grad students

79%

Out-of-state

18%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 48%

    FEMALE

  • 52

    MALE
Organizations

103

Student Organizations

17

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

56%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • N/A
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 3%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 2%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 4%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 83%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

8:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

244

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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