Affordability for Families

Washington and Lee is committed to the success of our students - no matter their financial need. That is why W&L meets 100% of determined student need - through scholarships, grants and student employment - and without loans.

At a Glance The More You Know

We believe that paying for college is an enduring investment. And everyone, regardless of need, must consider the cost of higher education. With opportunities like the Johnson Scholarship and the W&L Promise, W&L offers a range of need and merit-based grant opportunities.

There's a lot of information and misinformation about college expenses in the media today. The result is that excellent candidates — well-rounded and capable students by any measure — are not applying to colleges that are a good fit for their talents because of misperceptions about their ability to afford the cost. 

The links below are designed to help you discover how affordable W&L can be for you.