The Washington and Lee University Undergraduate Academic Indicators Report contains a set of key performance indicators compared over time. The collection and reporting of official admissions data, enrollment figures, and financial information follow different cycles, so it is important to pay careful attention to the time period identified for individual statistics.
The following indicators refer to Washington and Lee University's peer institutions. The 25 institutions chosen for peer comparison purposes consist of the top 33 US News Best Liberal Arts Colleges (2009 edition) minus the two service academies (West Point and Annapolis), five women's colleges (Wellesley, Smith, Bryn Mawr, Barnard, Scripps), and Washington and Lee. They include: Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Bucknell University, Carleton College, Claremont McKenna College, Colby College, Colgate University, Colorado College, Davidson College, Grinnell College, Hamilton College, Harvey Mudd College, Haverford College, Kenyon College, Macalester College, Middlebury College, Oberlin College, Pomona College, Swarthmore College, Trinity College, University of Richmond, Vassar College, Wesleyan University, and Williams College.