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Washington University in St. Louis Admissions

WashU admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 16%. Students that get into WashU have an average SAT score between 1470-1570 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
16%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
38%
Total Applicants
30,463
SAT Range
1470-1570
SAT Reading
720-770
SAT Math
750-800
Students Submitting SAT
22%
ACT Range
32-34
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
31-35
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
81%

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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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