Washington University in St Louis

Also known as Washington University

One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO

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Washington University in St Louis provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Saint Louis, Missouri and operated as a private institution. Washington University has a yearly student enrollment of around 14,000.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Psychology
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Social Sciences

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Very common test scores among applicants admitted to this school are in the range of 32 - 34 for the ACT exam, or 1400 - 1540 for the SAT exam. Only 17 percent of applicants are accepted to the school due to the high volume of applicants and the intense competition for the limited enrollment spaces available.

Tuition is approximately $46,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to determine cost. The cost of on-campus housing is estimated to be $9,700 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.

Washington University in St Louis offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to see more about this school can take a look at their website at http://www.wustl.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Washington University in St Louis accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting accepted to Washington University in St Louis.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading700 - 760
SAT ® Math720 - 790
SAT ® Writing700 - 770
SAT ® Total Score2120 - 2320

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English33 - 35
ACT ® Math31 - 35
ACT ® Writing8 - 10
ACT ® Composite Score32 - 34

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into Washington University

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into Washington University.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants30,117
Granted Admissions4,684 (16%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,610 (34%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Washington University in St Louis is around 14,000 students. The student body is made up of 52% undergraduate students and 48% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $43,000-$51,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,800-$2,100 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid56%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships48%$24,060
Receiving Student Loans24%$5,947

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 3%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Washington University in St Louis may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 93%, Washington University in St Louis is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years86%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Law Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program (more info)
  • Physical Therapy (P.T.) Program (more info)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Clinical Audiology (Au.D.) Program (more info)
  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
  • Art and Design Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Washington University in St Louis is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (University Athletic Association)
  • Basketball (University Athletic Association)
  • Track and Field (University Athletic Association)
  • Football (University Athletic Association)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (800) 638-0700

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (888) 547-6670

Virtual Tour of Campus

Virtual Tour of Washington University in St Louis

School Map

School Map of Washington University in St Louis