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Commencement 2024

School of Law Honors Graduates at 2024 Commencement Ceremony

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Outcomes Matter

Students discuss where they are headed to work after graduation.

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Our Mission

The Washington and Lee University School of Law seeks to cultivate broad-minded, highly skilled, and honorable practitioners of law. We do so within a diverse and collaborative intellectual community exemplifying rigor, trust, and civility.

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165median LSAT 3.72median GPA
Class of 2026

Our newest class includes 125 students from 21 states and six countries. Full class profile.

$28,975average scholarship award
Financial Support

Over 90% of our students receive financial aid, and we rank continually among the nation's best value law schools.

$730average rent
Livable Lexington

Law school is hard. Life in law school doesn't have to be. Our low cost of living and six minute commutes to campus are just some of things that make Lexington a great place to live during law school.

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Personalized Legal Education

Our liberal arts model provides small classes and unparalleled faculty access so students can design a legal education that is a custom fit for their career objectives.

Experience, W&L Law

All students at W&L are guaranteed a lawyering experience with real clients. Learn more about our committment to experiential education.

No. 3in employment in DC, VA, MD
Top 20in Federal Clerkships
Outcomes Matter

W&L Law is committed to great outcomes for our graduates. The Classes of 2020-2022 had a ten-month employment rate of 92% in all jobs. W&L Law consistently ranks in the top 20 nationally in federal clerkships. More employment outcomes.

27jurisdictions91%pass rate
Passing the Bar

On average, our graduates take the bar exam in 27 different states, and our three-year bar pass average for first-time takers is 91 percent nationwide.

A cutting-edge legal education.
A close-knit community.
Welcome to W&L Law.

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Washington and Lee University

Phone: 540-458-8503

Washington and Lee University
School of Law
Office of Admissions
Sydney Lewis Hall, Room 400
Lexington, VA 24450-0303

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