Washington University in St. Louis

This page will be updated by late summer 2021.

Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank WashU

Please submit these materials as soon as you are notified you are a Finalist.

Match Requirements
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

1

Washington University QuestBridge Supplement

After your QuestBridge Application has been sent to WashU, you will receive instructions via email on activating your WashU Pathway account. You may then submit the supplement through the WashU Pathway. You will be asked to indicate your preferred academic division and up to two potential majors. In addition, you will write a brief WashU essay, and submit the required portfolio if applying for the College of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. (Note: A portfolio for the College of Architecture is optional.)

2

Official Transcript(s)

WashU accepts transcripts submitted as part of the School Report in the QuestBridge application.

3

Test Scores (Optional) 
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 6929
ACT code: 2386

WashU offers students the option to apply without consideration of their SAT or ACT scores. Learn more about WashU’s one-year test optional policy. Students who rank WashU can indicate which, if any scores they would like considered in the review of their application. For students who would like to submit test scores, WashU accepts self-reported test scores, scores reported on official transcripts, or scores verified through counselors. Official scores will be required for students who enroll at WashU and request that their scores be considered for admission.

4

2021-2022 FAFSA 

FAFSA code: 002520
Available: Oct. 1

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

5

2021-2022 CSS Profile 
CSS code: 6929
Available: Oct. 1

Please select "Early Decision" as your admission application type on the CSS Profile. 

If your parents are divorced or separated you are not required to submit the Noncustodial Profile.

Options following the Match

Early Decision

Finalists who do not match may apply Early Decision II to WashU.

Students should email admissions@wustl.edu to indicate your preference for applying EDII no later than January 2, 2021. Please include the subject line: QuestBridge Applicant Applying EDII. You will need to submit the Early Decision Agreement and provide signatures for your parent/guardian, counselor, and yourself.

Regular Decision

All Finalists who rank WashU for the Match, but did not match to a binding college will automatically have their applications moved into the Regular Decision process. Please submit updated transcripts and any relevant updates.

If you no longer wish to be considered, you must request that your application be withdrawn by emailing admissions@wustl.edu.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select WashU on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 4 - December 9. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to WashU (including all of the materials detailed in the table below).

Step 2: Submit all additional required application and financial materials by the applicable deadlines directly to WashU as detailed in the table below.

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Requirements: Application Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 2

 

Finalists who ranked WashU and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank WashU

Washington University QuestBridge Supplement

‚ÄčAfter your QuestBridge Application has been sent to WashU, you will receive instructions via email on activating your WashU Pathway account. You may then submit the supplement through the WashU Pathway. You will be asked to indicate your preferred academic division and up to two potential majors. In addition, you will write a brief WashU essay, and submit the required portfolio if applying for the College of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. (Note: A portfolio for the College of Architecture is optional.)

QuestBridge Midyear Report
Deadline: Feb. 1

Official Transcript(s)

 

Test Scores (Optional) 
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 6929
ACT code: 2386

Submit only if you wish to have test scores considered as part of your application, and you have new scores to report since you submitted your National College Match application

Submit only if you wish to have test scores considered as part of your application

Regular Decision Requirements: Financial Aid Materials
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1

 

Finalists who ranked WashU and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank WashU

2021-2022 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 002520
Available: Oct. 1

 

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

2021-2022 CSS Profile 
CSS code: 6929
Available: Oct. 1

 

 

If your parents are divorced or separated, you are required to submit the Noncustodial Profile.

Contact Information 

Contact Information (for mailing/faxing materials and general questions):

Mail or fax official transcripts to:

Office of Undergraduate Admission
Campus Box 1089
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Phone: (800) 638-0700
Fax: (314) 935-4747
Email: admissions@wustl.edu

General Financial Aid Questions:

Office of Student Financial Services
Campus Box 1041
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Phone: (888) 547-6670
Fax: (314) 935-4037
Email: financial@wustl.edu

WashU Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):

Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: (800) 638-0700
Email: admissions@wustl.edu

Student Financial Services
Phone: (888) 547-6670
Email: financial@wustl.edu

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Student Financial Services