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Washington University in St. Louis
  • 4 Year
  • SAINT LOUIS, MO

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

ONE BROOKINGS DRIVE
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63130
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association
From Washington University in St. Louis

At WashU, you will draw strength from a community of achievers who inspire each other with their creativity and tenacity. You’ll acquire the confidence and skills to succeed as a professional and as a person, ready to change the world. You’ll learn from faculty leading their fields, and you’ll have the opportunity to work side by side with them on independent projects.

College isn’t just about academics. With more than 480 clubs and student-run organizations, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved while having fun with your peers and friends.

You’ll find St. Louis offers the ideal balance of small-town feel and big city opportunities. Your first home will be located on campus on the South 40, a vibrant community, complete with residential colleges, great food, fitness center, study areas, and student-run businesses.

Cost should never be a barrier to an exceptional education. We meet 100% of the demonstrated financial need for all admitted students.

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Washington University in St. Louis Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 4
Acceptance Rate
14%
SAT Range
1480-1560
ACT Range
33-35
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,108 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$47,253 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
51%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 93 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 113 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 112 responses

Majors

Beyond Boundaries

The Beyond Boundaries Program helps talented, self-initiated, and self-motivated students become creative problem solvers and insightful scholars who are prepared to pursue their own broad interdisciplinary interests. This unique educational experience requires collaboration across academic disciplines and perspectives, drawing on the strength and interconnectedness of the our seven schools.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,139 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
683
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Work-hard/play-hard
    33%
  • Well rounded, smart, down to earth
    26%
  • Hard-working
    20%
  • Hard-working and helpful
    8%
  • All-work, all-play, no-sleep
    6%
  • Wealthy
    3%
  • Nerd
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 126 responses
Poll
51%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 145 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Work-hard/play-hard
    49%
  • Opportunities
    22%
  • Unbelievably Friendly
    16%
  • All work, all play, no sleep
    4%
  • Happy
    4%
  • Home away from home
    1%
  • intense
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$70,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
95%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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