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Washington University in St. Louis
  • Graduate School
  • SAINT LOUIS, MO

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WashU is a private graduate school in Hadley Township, Missouri in the St. Louis Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 8,101 graduate students. Of the 98 graduate programs offered at Washington University in St. Louis, 2 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Washington University in St. Louis are Business, Social Work, and Advanced Legal Research. 18% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
8,101
Part-Time Grad Students
1,474
Research Assistants
791
Teaching Assistants
399
Racial Diversity
  • White
    42.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    32.5%
  • Asian
    7.5%
  • African American
    6.2%
  • Unknown
    5%
  • Hispanic
    4.2%
  • Multiracial
    1.7%
  • Native American
    0.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Driven
    48%
  • Down-to-earth
    13%
  • Intellectual
    22%
  • Authoritarian
    4%
  • Exhausted
    9%
  • N/A
    4%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 22 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    41%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    5%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    32%
  • A good name, but only in the Midwest!
    9%
  • Elitist, overly expensive, high workload torture
    5%
  • Waste of 100K dollar and 16 months of time
    9%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
78%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 23 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 23 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 23 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 23 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    4%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    26%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    30%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    17%
  • More than $100,000
    22%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 23 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    9%
  • More than $150,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    87%
65%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 23 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$71,798
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,016
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$317,400
National
$244,900

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