Lexington Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Lexington Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Lexington, Virginia

There are at least 2 colleges in Lexington, listed and described below. These schools represent 3,559 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 3,832 full-time students, and a reported 2,581 dorm rooms.

For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Washington and Lee University or Virginia Military Institute.

We also provide an extensive list of Virginia Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Lexington is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Lexington.

Featured Colleges in the Lexington Area (QuickSchools™)

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ECPI University

Roanoke, VA

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  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Associate

Virginia School of Massage

Charlottesville, VA

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Colleges in Lexington with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA 24450-0304

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: history, international relations, mechanical engineering, economics, civil engineering, psychology, biology, foreign language and literature
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 1,378 students, 1,560 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,407 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-620. Math: 530-620. Writing: 480-590.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Washington and Lee University
204 West Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450-2116

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, business management, political science, economics, history, English, accounting and management, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,181 students, 2,272 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,174 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 660-740. Math: 660-740. Writing: 660-730.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Buena Vista Colleges 1 6,349 701 680

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