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 14,690 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1853 and is one of the 29 colleges and schools located in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
161
Good
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 161 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Medical, Business, Engineering, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
96%
Good
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.

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.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Washington University in St Louis is outstanding - 95%.

Student to faculty ratio at Washington University in St Louis is good -- 8:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$48,100
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $47,300 per year. The additional fees at Washington University in St Louis (not included in tuition costs) are about $800, which totals $48,100 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
17%
Hard
As reported in recent government data, 29,259 applications were submitted and 4,898 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' SAT and ACT test scores at Washington University in St Louis in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$10,500
High
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 find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Washington University in St Louis provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 6,800 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is high - roughly $10,500 per year.

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 information, Washington University in St Louis appears to be a very 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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