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Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO


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Washington University in St. Louis


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 Mr. Kyle Strothmann
Senior Associate Director
Phone: 314-935-6000
Fax: 314-935-4290

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Asian Studies Checkmark
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
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Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology Related Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Cognitive Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
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Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
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Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Medical Anthropology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
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Dance Checkmark
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Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
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Female Admissions

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Male Admissions

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Application Fee
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
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 735 710 770
SAT Math 769 760 800
ACT Composite 33 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Full-time student fees
Room & board
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes

Financial Aid

Avg. Financial Aid Package
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
Avg. Loan Aid
Avg. Grant Aid
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

Total Undergrad students
International Students
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino 9.35%
Black or African American 9.01%
White or Caucasian 50.98%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 16.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 4.74%
Other 1.89%


Male (46.59%)
Female (53.41%)

Campus Life


College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 74%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Thurtene Carnival, WILD (concert festival) and Black Anthology and Diwali

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Campus Kitchen, KWUR - Campus Radio Station, Culinary Arts, Catholic Student Union and Ashoka

Campus Security & Safety

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Men's Sports

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


Total Faculty
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 984
Part-time - 482
Male - 875
Female - 591