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Washington University in St. Louis Admissions

WashU admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 17%. Students that get into WashU have an average SAT score between 1400-1570 or an average ACT score of 32-34. The regular admissions application deadline for WashU is January 2. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the WashU early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
17%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
38%
Total Applicants
29,197
SAT Range
1400-1570
SAT Reading
690-770
SAT Math
710-800
Students Submitting SAT
37%
ACT Range
32-34
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
30-35
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
72%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 2
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$75
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
86%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.29 responses
Poll
83%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.29 responses
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