Tuition & Fees

$53,399

$53,399

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
85%
600-699
15%
700-800
92%
600-699
8%
700-800
72%
600-699
26%
500-599
2%
30-36
94%
24-29
6%
30-36
82%
24-29
18%
30-36
94%
24-29
6%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Extremely Selective

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,863
Declined + 25,600
Total Received 30,463
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Private (nonprofit)

7,675

undergraduate students

7,628

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Psychology
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 6929
ACT 2386

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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 15,303
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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St. Louis, MO

169-acre, suburban campus in St. Louis (population: 308,626). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to medical school, nearby Metrolink station, and surrounding suburbs. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 25% of male students
 
9 sororities 44% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
87%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
85%
600-699
15%
700-800
92%
600-699
8%
700-800
72%
600-699
26%
500-599
2%
30-36
94%
24-29
6%
30-36
82%
24-29
18%
30-36
94%
24-29
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 2
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,863
Declined + 25,600
Total Received 30,463

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Julie Shimabukuro
Director of Admissions
P: 800 638-0700
F: 314 935-4290
admissions@wustl.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

Institution's own financial aid form
February 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Michael Runiewicz
Director of Student Financial Services
financial@wustl.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cricket, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weight Lifting, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Cricket, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weight Lifting

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 Directors

Anthony Azama (men's)
Director Of Athletics

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
University Athletic Association, Southern Athletic Association
Mascot
Bears
School colors
red and green

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African/African-American Studies
American Culture Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Arabic
Archaeology
Architectural Technology
Architectural/Building Sciences
Architectural/Building Sciences/Technology
Architecture
Architecture/Urban Design
Art History
Arts
Audiology
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Business Statistics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics/Ancient Studies
Clinical Investigation
Cognitive Science
Communications/Journalism
Comparative Arts
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences
Computer/Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Engineering
Construction Management
Control Engineering
Creative Writing
Dance
Deaf Education
Design/Visual Communications
Digital Imaging/Photography
Drama
Earth/Planetary Sciences
Ecology
Economics
Education
Education/Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education/Teaching
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering/Industrial Management
Engineering/Policy
English
English Language/Literature
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Biology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fashion Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Film/Media Studies
Finance
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/Writing
Fine/Studio Arts
French
Genetic Epidemiology
Geochemistry
Geophysics/Seismology
German
Health Administration
Health Professions/Related Clinical Sciences
Health Science
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Humanities
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Management
International Business
International/Area Studies
Italian
Japanese
Japanese Language/Literature
Jewish/Islamic/Near Eastern Studies
Journalism
Juridical Studies
Landscape Architecture
Law
Law/Taxation
Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Literature/History
Management Science
Managerial Economics/Strategy
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Anthropology
Medical/Health Management/Clinical Assistant/Specialist
Medicine
Modern Hebrew
Music
Natural Resources Management/Policy
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy
Operations/Supply Chain Management
Organization/Human Resources
Organizational Behavior Studies
Painting
Philosophy
Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Economy
Political Science
Printmaking/Drawing
Psychiatric Epidemiology
Psychology
Public Administration/Social Service Professions
Public Health
Public Relations/Advertising/Applied Communication
Religious Studies
Robotics
Romance Languages/Literatures/Linguistics
Russian Studies
Science
Sculpture
Secondary Education/Teaching
Silicon Technology
Social Sciences
Social Thought/Analysis
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech/Hearing
Systems Science/Engineering
Systems Science/Mathematics
Teaching
Urban Design
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual Communications
Women/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Psychology
  3. Computer Science

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

15,303

total students

9%

in-state

91%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

50%

7,675
students

Female
54%
4,133

Male
46%
3,542

50%

7,628
students

Female
51%
3,894

Male
49%
3,734

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

7,074
students

Female
53%
3,742

Male
47%
3,332

8%

601
students

Female
66%
391

Male
34%
210

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

20%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
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

International Student Contact

Scott Crawford
Senior Assistant, Director of Admissions
314 935-6000
admissions@wustl.edu

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Lists & Rankings

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