Located in the heart of St. Louis, Washington University has a reputation as a premier university — one that provides a challenging and supportive environment, ensuring that students come away from their college experience with the tools to shape how their future unfolds.
Washington University offers rigorous courses taught by faculty at the top of their fields. But WashU believes there’s more to the college experience than academic excellence. Together, faculty and students create a community of achievers built around nurturing everyone as an individual, helping each other succeed, and working together for a brighter future for all.
The university has undergraduate programs in five schools that offer more than 100 fields of study and more than 2,000 courses: the College of Arts & Sciences, Olin Business School, McKelvey School of Engineering, and College of Architecture and College of Art—both housed within the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Whether you are exploring outside the classroom, participating in one of 450+ student-led clubs and organizations, conducting hands-on research with world-renowned faculty, or landing an internship that propels you down your eventual career path: WashU is here to support you.
Fun Fact: WashU has hosted five presidential and vice presidential debates — more than any other institution in history.