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Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO
#14

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Washington University is located in St. Louis and divided into three schools that serve undergraduate and graduate students. Like the city of St. Louis, this private institution, founded in 1853, offers many sporting activities in addition to its excellent academics. The university’s Barnes-Jewish Hospital is one of the top-ranked hospitals in the country and The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum located on campus has one of the most distinguished university collections in the country. Actor Peter Sarsgaard and former FBI Director William H. Webster are distinguished Washington University alumni.

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Quick Facts


Campus Box 1089, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

2014-2015 Tuition

$46,467 Tuition and Fees

Students

7336 undergraduate students
49% male / 51% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
15.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1853

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other, Education, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, Engineering, General, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Engineering, Other, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, German Language and Literature, Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Arabic Language and Literature, Hebrew Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, General Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other, Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other, Ecology, Environmental Biology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Ancient Studies/Civilization, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Philosophy, Other, Religion/Religious Studies, Architecture, Architectural Technology/Technician, Chemistry, General, Chemistry, Other, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geophysics and Seismology, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Urban Studies/Affairs, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, East Asian Studies, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Russian Studies, German Studies, Area Studies, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Fashion/Apparel Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Photography, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 7,336
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,528
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 323
Percent of male undergraduates: 49%
Percent of female undergraduates: 51%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 8 9
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 15 11 1
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 2
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 8 9
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 8 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 5 4 1
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 5 3 13
Motor vehicle theft 3 14 6
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 3 1 3
Liquor law violations 5 1 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 1
Liquor law violations 1 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 0 3 2
Liquor law violations 0 1 1

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.