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Washington and Lee University

Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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I have been to the campus a number of times as I have two daughters attending. The campus and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Kenneth R
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Graduation Ceremony

Attended son's graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. The campus is beautiful. There are many... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
alli4162
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Davenport, Iowa
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Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest college in the United States.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“liberal arts” (6 reviews)
“pretty campus” (4 reviews)
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Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have been to the campus a number of times as I have two daughters attending. The campus and facilities are beautiful and it is worth walking around and viewing the picturesque campus and buildings.

Thank Kenneth R
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Attended son's graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. The campus is beautiful. There are many historical aspects to the campus as well as neat downtown area.

Thank alli4162
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a very small Liberal Arts University located in the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley. (The Shenandoah Valley lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Allegheny Mountains to the west.) It is a charming place that just screams Old South. It is...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I've driven by Lexington, Virginia so many times on my way to somewhere else. Well I finally stopped. I stayed overnight near 64 but in the morning drove into town (just a few minutes from the highway and easy to navigate). I'm a little bit...More

Thank spurz2
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very impressed by the grounds and beauty of the university. Enjoyed the little exploring we had time to do. Would have liked more time so we could have visited the chapel.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

As the eighth oldest college in the United States (1749), W&L is loaded with history and tradition. Situated in the Blue Ridge mountains in the lovely town of Lexington, there is so much to see and so.

Thank sfinestone
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very impressed with the area, the administration and students we talked to. Campus is beautiful. Honor system is tops!

Thank WvHmmngbrd
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This campus sits in the center of town, is adjacent to many other important and interesting points of interest and is easily accessible. Beautiful walking trails, completely safe. Amazing architecture.

Thank debwilloughby
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

My son and I really liked the university. The facilities and grounds were very impressive, as were the students and faculty. A great small school.

Thank CB6547
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We did visit any of the acedemic facilities to witness the education but drove through and around this lovely campus...Been in Lexington since 1740?? Worth a drive through for just viewing the campus buildings

Thank JAMES L
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