Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity

Tuition & Fees

$57,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
760
25th
720
75th
800
25th
760
75th
35
25th
34
75th
35
25th
30
75th
35
25th
33
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

7

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,477
Declined 23,472
Total Received 27,949
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Private

8,909

undergraduate students

8,984

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Washington University in St. Louis, founded in 1853, is a private, comprehensive institution. Its 169-acre main campus is located in St. Louis, MO.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 17,893
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

169-acre, suburban campus in St. Louis (population: 302,838). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to medical school, nearby Metrolink station, and surrounding suburbs. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Washington University in St. Louis
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO
63130-4899

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Washington University in St. Louis' campus buildings are adorned by fearsome, whimsical, Gargoyle-esque sculptures called "bosses" or "grotesques." These medieval-inspired shapes include mermaids, scholars, owls, scholarly owls, angels, demons, and even students drinking beer!

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
84%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
760
25th
720
75th
800
25th
760
75th
35
25th
34
75th
35
25th
30
75th
35
25th
33

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 2
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,477
Declined 23,472
Total Received 27,949

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

45%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$45,164

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,300
Room $12,328
Board $4,875
Additional fees $1,086
Books & supplies $1,144
Total $75,733
Average Financial Aid - $45,164
Total with Avg. Aid $30,569

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 547-6670
F: 314 935-4037
financial@wustl.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, power lifting, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, squash, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, power lifting, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, flag football, golf, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
University Athletic Association, College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Archeology.
Architectural Design.
Architectural Studies.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Behavioral Aspects of Health.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Botany/Plant Biology, Other.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.
Cognitive Science, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Construction Engineering.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Developmental Biology and Embryology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics and Computer Science.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Epidemiology.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Experimental Psychology.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geochemistry.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
German Language and Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Hebrew Language and Literature.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Immunology.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Intellectual Property Law.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Korean Language and Literature.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Sciences, Other.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Anthropology.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biophysics.
Molecular Genetics.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Painting.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Rehabilitation Science.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Urban Studies/Affairs.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Biology/biological Sciences
  3. Experimental Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

17,893

total students

12%

in-state

88%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

50%

8,909
students

Female
54%
4,840

Male
46%
4,069

50%

8,984
students

Female
53%
4,782

Male
47%
4,202

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

7,228
students

Female
52%
3,765

Male
48%
3,463

19%

1,681
students

Female
64%
1,075

Male
36%
606

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Singapore
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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