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Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

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Overview

Washington University in St. Louis is a University institution located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Campus Box 1089
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO  63130-4899
United States
Contact Ms. Emily L. Almas
Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wustl.edu
Phone: 314-935-6000
Fax: 314-696-0562

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
Architectural Technology/technician Checkmark
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Architecture And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Regional Studies (us, Canadian, Foreign) Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology, Other Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
General Merchandising, Sales, And Related Marketing Operations, Other Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Finance Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
American Literature (united States) Checkmark
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/letters, Other Checkmark
English Literature (british And Commonwealth) Checkmark
General Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Arabic Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Germanic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Hebrew Language And Literature Checkmark
Iranian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Korean Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Biopsychology Checkmark
Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Geochemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Medical Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,949
Applied
4,477
Accepted
7,653
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

14,637
Females Applied
2,375
Females Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

13,312
Males Applied
2,102
Males Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
4.21
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.5
Other requirements: Portfolio for the College of Art and the College of Architecture

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 2nd April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 738 720 760
SAT Math 770 760 800
ACT Composite 34 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

57,750
Private
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Fees

1,114
Full-time student fees
17,854
Room & board
12,312
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

55,407
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,624
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
63,348
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,278
Avg. Loan Aid
27,149
Avg. Grant Aid
53,553
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,653
Total Undergrad students
7%
International Students
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American 8.77%
White or Caucasian 47.64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 18.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 5.42%
Other 2.09%

Gender

Male (46.56%)
Female (53.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Thurtene Carnival, WILD (concert festival) and Black Anthology and Diwali

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Outing Club, Culinary Arts Society, Food Recovery Network at Washington University in St. Louis, Asian American Association and Association of Latin American Students

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Noonlight safety app for reporting emergencies

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,458
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,026
Part-time - 432
Male - 859
Female - 599
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