Washington University in St. Louis

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General Information

Admission Office

Campus Box 1089, One Brookings Drive

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

(314) 935-6000

(800) 638-0700

Fax: (314) 935-4290



Contact: Julie Shimabukuro

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Campus Box 1089, One Brookings Drive

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

(314) 935-5000

www.wustl.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,138

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,632

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,542

Graduate enrollment: 6,682

Student-to-faculty ratio: 7:1

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $35,524 $37,248 $38,728 $40,369 +4.24%
Books and Supplies $1,160 $1,220 $1,280 $1,330 +3.91%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $11,252 $12,026 $12,465 $12,941 +3.82%
Other $1,860 $1,970 $2,060 $2,290 +11.17%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $49,796 $52,464 $54,533 $56,930 +4.40%
In-state Off Campus $36,684 $38,468 $40,008 $41,699 +4.23%
In-state with Family $36,684 $38,468 $40,008 $41,699 +4.23%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $39,400
In-state Student Fees $575
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $39,400
Out-of-state Fees $575

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 940 66%
Grant or scholarship aid 812 57% $19,092,868 $23,513
• Federal grants 146 10% $684,965 $4,692
• Pell grants 88 6% $276,790 $3,145
• Other federal grants 58 4% $408,175 $7,038
State/local government grant or scholarships 135 10% $459,625 $3,405
Institutional grants or scholarships 776 55% $17,948,278 $23,129
Student loan aid 408 29% $2,389,705 $5,857
• Federal student loans 394 28% $2,138,599 $5,428
• Other student loans 33 2% $251,106 $7,609

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2174 1453 735 5 90
Architecture and Related Services 63 72
Architectural Technology/Technician 9
Architecture 54 63
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 9
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 104 18 6
African-American/Black Studies 9
American/United States Studies/Civilization 9 7 1
Area Studies, Other 56
East Asian Studies 8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 5 3
Women’s Studies 25
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 176 84 78
Biochemistry 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 26
Bioinformatics 4
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 120 55
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
Biomedical Sciences 19
Botany/Plant Biology 5
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 20
Developmental Biology and Embryology 7
Ecology
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other 2
Epidemiology 10
Immunology 5
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 10
Molecular Biophysics 2
Molecular Genetics 7
Neuroscience 30 11
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 388 530 1 47
Accounting 42 27
Business Administration and Management 2 420 1 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 14
Business/Managerial Economics 19
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 24
Finance 136 55
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 23 11 3
International Business/Trade/Commerce 60
Management Information Systems 40
Marketing/Marketing Management 68 1
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 12 3
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 4
Communication and Journalism Programs 5 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 5 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 1
Computing and Information Sciences 42 51 6
Computer Science 37 29 6
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 5 22
Education 15 15 1 1
Education 10 3 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 3
Foreign Language Teacher Education 1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 12
Engineering 196 122 42 2
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 2 5
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 67 13 17
Chemical Engineering 29 12
Civil Engineering 18 1
Computer Engineering 7 5 1
Construction Engineering 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 9 19 4 2
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 2
Engineering, Other 24 10
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 1
Mechanical Engineering 48 16 5
Structural Engineering 5
Systems Engineering 14 4 4
English Language, Composition and Literature/Letters 70 22 7 4
English Language and Literature 6
General Literature 64 12 7
Writing 10 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 139 18 15
Arabic Language and Literature 9
Chinese Language and Literature 5 3 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 1
Comparative Literature 5 2
French Language and Literature 20 2 2
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 16 3 4
Italian Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 4 1
Linguistics 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 71 7 6
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 6 68 227 20
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 7 13
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 6
Health Services Administration 4
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 6
Medical Scientist 13
Medicine 115
Movement Therapy and Movement Education 3
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 44 16
Physical Therapy/Therapist 80
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 13
Somatic Bodywork 1
History 52 7 4
History 52 7 4
Human Services 212 12
Social Work 212 12
Legal and Law Studies 92 271
Advanced Legal Research/Studies 2
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence 60
Law 269
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 16
Tax Law/Taxation 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 10
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 10
Mathematics and Statistics 51 7 6
Mathematics 51 5 6
Statistics 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 83 1 5 3
Ancient Studies/Civilization 6
Behavioral Sciences 2
International/Global Studies 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 75 1 5 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 58
Environmental Studies 58
Physical Sciences 52 34 32
Chemistry 19 10 15
Chemistry, Other 9
Geology and Earth Science 3 15 8
Physics 21 9 9
Psychology 156 14 14
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
Psychology 153 14 14
Social Sciences 369 54 16 5
Anthropology 130 8 7
Archaeology 5
Economics 115 7 5
International Relations and Affairs 26 2
Political Science and Government 112 11 4
Social Sciences, Other 2 3
Urban Studies/Affairs 7
Visual and Performing Arts 146 22 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 20 2 2
Dance 2
Design and Visual Communications 40
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts 5
Fashion/Apparel Design 8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 17
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts 13
Music 8 7 1
Painting 13
Photography 10
Printmaking 13
Sculpture 10

Above data represent first majors only.

(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 21%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology B
Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Fashion Design B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Music – General B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B
Visual and Performing Arts – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
International Finance B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Data Processing Technology B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Systems Engineering B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing C
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B
General Literature B

Foreign Language & Literature

Arabic B
Chinese B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Germanic Languages B
Greek, Ancient B
Hebrew B
Italian B
Japanese B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Romance Languages B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General B
Health System Administration B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Biopsychology B
Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Neuroscience B
Science, Technology & Society B
Systems Science/Theory B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Islamic Studies B
Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B
Planetary Sciences B

Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Washington University in St Louis Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(314) 935-5000
Website:www.wustl.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:admissions.wustl.edu
Address:One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130-4899
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:15,047
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):94%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:14,623 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$49,770
Out-of-state Tuition:$49,770
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:53%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$38,927

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Washington University in St Louis Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Washington University in St Louis.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services34
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies293
Biological and Biomedical Sciences16413
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services49101
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4151
Education5421
Engineering27117
English Language and Literature/Letters1221
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11376
Health Professions and Related Programs6373
History111
Legal Professions and Studies341
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities211
Mathematics and Statistics231
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21311
Natural Resources and Conservation13
Philosophy and Religious Studies321
Physical Sciences643
Psychology211
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences3743
Visual and Performing Arts11252
Grand total3711008349

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Washington University in St Louis.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Legal Professions and Studies21
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Washington University in St Louis and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$49,770
Out-of-state$49,770
Books and supplies$980

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$49,280
Out-of-state$49,280

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid90953%
Grant or scholarship aid76845%$38,927
Student loan aid35821%$6,586

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,63648%$31,907
Federal student loans1,44219%$6,713

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Washington University in St Louis. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Washington University in St Louis students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants29,19713,76015,437
Percent admitted100%17%16%
Percent admitted who enrolled6%6%6%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Washington University in St Louis Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment15,047
Undergraduate enrollment7,555
Graduate enrollment7,492

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Washington University in St Louis Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Medicine)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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