Washington University in St Louis

#18 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Saint Louis, MODegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree15,047 Students16.53 % Acceptance Ratio8:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Washington University in St Louis is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Saint Louis, Missouri. It has a total enrollment of 15,047 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 8:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 16.53% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio16.53 %
    Admission Yield36.79 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$75
    Graduate Application Fees$45

    The acceptance ratio is 16.53% last year at Washington University in St Louis where total 29,197 students applied and 4,827 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$51,533
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$51,025
    On-Campus Living Costs$19,450
    Off-Campus Living Costs$19,450

    The tuition & fees at Washington University in St Louis, for academic year 2017-2018 is $51,533.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $19,450 when living on campus and $19,450 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Washington University in St Louis provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Washington University in St Louis.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Washington University in St Louis

Key Stats for Washington University in St Louis

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Washington University in St Louis$51,533
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri$20,681

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri63.85%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri86.63%

Student Population small

Washington University in St Louis15,047
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri145,610

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri53.56%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri89

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Missouri14

Washington University in St Louis's Mission

Washington University's mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning. Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University's faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country, and the world.Central to our mission are our goals, which are to welcome students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds to create an inclusive community that is welcoming, nurturing, and intellectually rigorous; to foster excellence in our teaching, research, scholarship, and service; to prepare students with attitudes, skills, and habits of lifelong learning and leadership thereby enabling them to be productive members of a global society; and to be an institution that excels by its accomplishments in our home community, St. Louis, as well as in the nation and the world.Through our goals, Washington University intends to judge itself by the most exacting standards; to attract people of great ability from diverse backgrounds; to encourage faculty and students to be bold, independent, and creative thinkers; to provide an exemplary, respectful, and responsive environment for living, teaching, learning, and working for present and future generations; and to focus on meaningful measurable results for all of our endeavors.

Contact Information & Online Resources


Washington University in St Louis One Brookings Drive,
Saint Louis, MO 63130-4899
314) 935-5000


Washington University in St Louis is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (01/01/1913 - Current).
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