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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, Law, and Social Work. 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
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Driven
    47%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Intellectual
    26%
  • Authoritarian
    5%
  • Exhausted
    5%
  • N/A
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    44%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • A good name, but only in the Midwest!
    6%
  • Elitist, overly expensive, high workload torture
    6%
  • Waste of 100K dollar and 16 months of time
    11%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
79%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 19 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 19 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 19 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 19 responses
  • $100K+
    21%
  • $75K-$100K
    21%
  • $50K-$75K
    21%
  • $25K-$50K
    32%
  • <$25K
    5%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 19 responses
  • $150K+
    5%
  • <$50K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    84%
63%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 19 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
$63,466
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$928
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$290,300
National
$217,500

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