Washington University in St LouisSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Louis, MO

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$55,292

Avg tuition

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About Washington University in St Louis

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Washington University in St Louis is a large private university located on a suburban campus in Saint Louis, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,191, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 14%. The university offers 105 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 95%, and a student-faculty ratio of 7:1. Tuition and fees for students are $55,292.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a highly selective acceptance rate.

This school is very selective about its students. Selective schools welcome 1-14% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

14% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1480-1560

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 33-35

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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16k

Students Enrolled

6%

Online Student Enrollment

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

43%

Non-U.S. Citizen

24%

Asian

11%

Black

8%

Hispanic

7%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

14% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

15%

State Grant Aid

9%

Institution Grant Aid

41%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $7,215
State Grant Aid $3,162
Institution Grant Aid $45,995
Pell Grant Aid $4,492

Financial Outlook

$63k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$17k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.