W&L offers 1,200 courses, 37 majors, and 21 minors. See the full list of academic departments and programs here.
Undergraduate students enroll in either the College of Arts and Sciences or the Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics.
The average class size is 16 students; the student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1.
The immersive Spring Term allows students to take one unique course for four weeks, exploring a topic in-depth. Past Spring Term courses have included the Physics of Music, Freedom Rides throughout the Civil Rights South, and studying painting in Italy.
Washington and Lee features the only fully-accredited business school and full-accredited journalism program among the nation's top-tier liberal arts colleges.
Students can pursue a Physics & Engineering undergraduate degree.