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Washington University in St Louis


Committed to Our Students: ashington University's educational mission is the promotion of learning -- learning by students and by faculty. Teaching or the transmission of knowledge is central to our mission as is research or the creation of new knowledge. The faculty composed of scholars scientists artists and members of the learned professions serves society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art understanding and wisdom; and by providing direct services such as health care. Central to our mission are our goals which are to foster excellence in our teaching research scholarship and service; to prepare students with the attitudes skills and habits of lifelong learning and with leadership skills enabling them to be useful members of a global society; and to be an exemplary institution in our home community of St. Louis as well as in the nation and in the world. Through our goals Washington University intends to judge itself by the most demanding standards; to attract people of great ability from all types of backgrounds; to encourage faculty and students to be bold independent and creative thinkers; and to provide the infrastructure to support teaching research scholarship and service for the present and for future generations.

School Information

One Brookings Drive
Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899
P: (314) 935-5000
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Suburb: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Common name(s): WUSTL |Washington U |WashU |Washington, St. Louis |Washington University in St. Louis |Washington University, St. Louis |WashU |Wash-U |Wash U |Wash. U.

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 15,185Total Students
  • 7,395Male Students
  • 7,790Female Students
  • 2,022Total Intl Students
  • 1,087Intl Male Students
  • 935Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 9,054Total Faculty
  • 5,976Male Faculty
  • 3,078Female Faculty
  • 7:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 41,992

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,390

Books & Supplies

$ 13,119

Room & Board

$ 2,400

Other Expenses

$ 58,901

Total

Admissions

28,823
total applicants

17%
admitted (4763)

5%
enrolled (1488)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
710-780
Math
690-760
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
32-34
Composite
32-35
Math
32-35
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep ?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Arabic Language and Literature
Archeology
Architectural Technology/Technician
Architecture
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
Biomedical Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Chinese Language and Literature
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, Other
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Construction Engineering
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Epidemiology
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human/Medical Genetics
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Immunology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Law
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Scientist
Medicine
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Molecular Biophysics
Molecular Genetics
Movement Therapy and Movement Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Painting
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Photography
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Somatic Bodywork
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Structural Engineering
Systems Engineering
Tax Law/Taxation
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
Writing, General

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