WashU’s undergraduate program comprises five undergraduate schools: The College of Arts & Sciences, Olin Business School, McKelvey School of Engineering, and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts (College of Art and College of Architecture)
WashU offers 90+ fields of study, a variety of academic programs, and 1,500+ courses. About 80% of students will pursue multiple majors and/or minors or simply take classes in subjects that interest them, embracing interdisciplinary learning.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1. Whether you choose a traditional path or pursue your interests across disciplines, the faculty will inspire your intellectual, personal, and professional growth during your time at WashU and beyond.
Over 50% of undergraduate students participate in research alongside faculty who are leaders in their field. Twice a year, the Office of Undergraduate Research presents the Undergraduate Research Symposium. This is a forum for students to present their research findings and a celebration of the diversity of research that takes place at WashU.
You are encouraged to infuse global experiences into all aspects of your education, and about 40% of WashU undergraduates in all divisions learn through study abroad opportunities and internships in more than 50 countries each year.
The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement cultivates informed and actively engaged citizens. Community service is a natural part of life at WashU, with approximately 60% of students engaging in a wide range of service projects.