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Washington University in St Louis

One Brookings Drive,
Saint Louis, Missouri – 63130-4899 
Phone: 
(314)935-5000

INSTITUTION

Washington University in St Louis

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

13%

Admissions Yield

45%

Applicants Total

33,634

Admissions Total

4,373

ENROLLMENT

Washington University in St Louis has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,034 and a student faculty ratio of 7:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
2,302
Total Enrollment
16,973
Undergraduate Enrollment
8,034
Graduate Enrollment
8,939
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
96
Student-to-faculty Ratio
7
Enrolled Total
1,980

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Washington University in St Louis is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $58,866
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $81,620
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $81,620

ACT Requirements​

41%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Washington University in St Louis scored between a 1490 – 1570 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1530. Roughly 25% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
25%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
770
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
800

Admissions Criteria

The Washington University in St Louis evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Considered but not required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
9%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
11%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
46%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
19%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

53% of students at Washington University in St Louis are awarded financial aid with an average package of $51,288. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

53%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$51,288

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$28,298

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Washington University in St Louis has an average graduation rate of 87% within 4 years and 93% within 6 years. At Washington University in St Louis, 1,891 students earn a bachelors, 2,220 receive a master’s, and 742 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 5% of the student body are from foreign countries,11% in-state, and 83% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
11%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
83%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
5%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,891
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
2,220
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
742
Graduation rate, total cohort
93
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
87
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
93