Washington and Lee University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Washington and Lee University ranks better than 96% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Washington and Lee University ranks better than 72% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Washington and Lee University's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Washington and Lee University

We calculated a salary score for each of Washington and Lee University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Washington and Lee University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for W&L Bachelor's Degrees

W&L ranks higher than 96% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 99% $20,219 $68,858 99%
Biology, General 18% Not Reported $24,035 18%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 97% $23,312 $58,943 97%
Economics 92% $17,500 $64,990 92%
English Language and Literature, General 88% Not Reported $36,134 88%
History 87% Not Reported $38,289 87%
Journalism 99% Not Reported $50,105 99%
Political Science and Government 97% $18,644 $47,930 97%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 99% Not Reported $57,318 99%

Salary Scores for W&L Doctoral Degrees

W&L ranks higher than 46% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Law 46% $97,097 $66,007 46%

Washington and Lee University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 10/5/2015

W&L is an excellent liberal arts school located in a beautiful small town in rural Virginia. The professors are brilliant and accessible. Class sizes are small and personal. The campus culture is warm and full of generations of tradition.

Matt K 9/1/2015

Washington and Lee University, the 9th oldest school in the nation, is a historic, rigorous, and fulfilling college in the South. General Robert E. Lee served as president of W&L after the Civil War and instilled a sense of honor at W&L. We operate with a simple principle that members of the community will never lie, cheat, or steal, and an independent student body fully administers this honor system with no administrator involvement. This unique culture provides a one of a kind college experience where students... Read More