Washington University in St Louis: Review & Facts

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Washington University in St Louis is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 13,955 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1853 and is one of the 28 colleges and schools located in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
153
Washington University in St Louis will give you the opportunity to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Washington University in St Louis follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 153 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Management, Business, Biology, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
96%
The rate of student retention at Washington University in St Louis is excellent at 96% (well above Missouri average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Washington University in St Louis is great - 93%.

Student to faculty ratio at Washington University in St Louis is very good -- 7:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,800
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $42,500 per year. The additional fees at Washington University in St Louis (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,300, which totals $43,800 per year.

Read the details about Washington University in St Louis additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
18%
As reported in recent government data, 27,265 applications were submitted and 4,876 were accepted; so it is challenging to enroll at this school.

The college might accept your advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Washington University in St Louis in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,200
Washington University in St Louis provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington University in St Louis, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Washington University in St Louis provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 6,900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high - roughly $9,200 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Washington University in St Louis. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Washington University in St Louis seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington University in St Louis Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899, USA
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