Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

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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

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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