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Washington University in St. Louis Admissions

Admissions Overview

WashU admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 14%. Students that get into WashU have an average SAT score between 1480-1560 or an average ACT score of 33-35. The regular admissions application deadline for WashU is January 4. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the WashU early decision deadline is November 1.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
14%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
38%
Total Applicants
25,426
SAT Range
1480-1560
SAT Reading
720-760
SAT Math
760-800
Students Submitting SAT
37%
ACT Range
33-35
ACT English
34-35
ACT Math
30-35
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
68%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 4
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
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
    Considered but not 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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