7,675
Students
Financial aid thermometer
46,638
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
15
15%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
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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. Julie Shimabukuro
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wustl.edu
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
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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American Studies Checkmark
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Asian Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Regional Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology Related Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
International Finance Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
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Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (general) Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
American Literature Checkmark
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
English Language And Literature Related Checkmark
English Literature (British And Commonwealth) Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Arabic Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Related Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Germanic Languages Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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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
Ancient Studies Checkmark
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Biopsychology Checkmark
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Geochemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Psychology Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Medical Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30,463
Applied
4,863
Accepted
7,675
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

16,046
Females Applied
2,553
Females Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,417
Males Applied
2,310
Males Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
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 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 741 720 770
SAT Math 764 750 800
ACT Composite 33 32 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,400
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Fees

999
Full-time student fees
16,440
Room & board
11,310
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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

46,638
Avg. Financial Aid Package
48,169
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
38,063
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,698
Avg. Loan Aid
5,305
Avg. Grant Aid
43,745
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

7,675
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.64%
Black or African American 7.75%
White or Caucasian 52.43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 17.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.01%
Two or more races 4.78%
Other 1.65%

Gender

Male (46.15%)
Female (53.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
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, W.I.L.D. (concert festival) and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
SafeTrek 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 Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No 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 3 No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No 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

1,300
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 948
Part-time - 352
Male - 777
Female - 523