Washington University in St Louis

United States of America

100thQS World Ranking

Situated in St. Louis Missouri, Washington University is a privately endowed research university which was established in 1853 named after George Washington, the university has students and faculty from all 50 States and more than 120 countries.Concerns about the lack of higher education institution in the Midwest led to the establishment of the university. The 1904 Olympics, the third Olympics event in modern times was held at Francis Field on the campus on the university.

The university offers more than 90 fields of study. Its biology department and the medical schools are nationally recognized and highly regarded. The university comprises of 7 academic divisions:  Art and Architecture; Arts and Science; Business; Engineering; Law; Medicine and Social Work and Public Health.

Total number of faculties in Washington University in St. Louis across all academic divisions is more than 3,750 and the university has a student to faculty ratio of 8:1. Total number of students enrolled in both full time and part time courses at the university exceeds 14,300.  The university faculty from time to time has been awarded prestigious prizes like the Pulitzer Prize and National Medal of Science. The university has a comprehensive financial aid plan and meets 100% demonstrated financial need. The acceptance rate at the university is 17%.

Notable alumni: A.E. Hotcher (Editor), Kristin Bauer van Straten (Actress) and Marilyn vos Savant (Columnist)

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The AM and PhD programs in musicology offer concentrations in historical musicology and ethnomusicology. Department faculty interests cover all eras of European art music, American popular musics, film and theatre music, jazz, and Turkish and other Middle Eastern musics. Methodological approaches cover a range of critical perspectives, placing music within its cultural and historical contexts and developing the student's ability to think and write about music and music-making.

Unofficial Copies of all Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Three Reference Forms, Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Arranging, Composing, Education, Music editing, Music production, Performance, Recording, Teaching

3rd Oct

English

The goal of these programs is to produce scholars well-trained in their chosen languages, firmly grounded in the relevant linguistic and literary traditions, and thoroughly conversant with critical discourses (indigenous and Western) relevant to their fields. With research strengths that cover premodern poetry and poetics, gender and sexuality, religious texts and traditions, narrative, memoir, dramatic literature, postmodernity and more, our internationally recognized faculty is poised to offer graduate students careful and consistent mentoring.

Unofficial Copies of all Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Three Reference Forms, Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership

3rd Oct

English

The goal of these programs is to produce scholars well-trained in their chosen languages, firmly grounded in the relevant linguistic and literary traditions, and thoroughly conversant with critical discourses (indigenous and Western) relevant to their fields. With research strengths that cover premodern poetry and poetics, gender and sexuality, religious texts and traditions, narrative, memoir, dramatic literature, postmodernity and more, our internationally recognized faculty is poised to offer graduate students careful and consistent mentoring.

Unofficial Copies of all Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Three Reference Forms, Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership

3rd Oct

English

The AM and PhD programs in music theory focus on creative analysis and critical examination of assumptions about music and musical discourse. The graduate program prepares students to undertake research in musical analysis and in the language and methodology of music theory. Preparation includes guiding each student in developing their own modes of thought and expression.

Unofficial Copies of all Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Three Reference Forms, Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Arranging, Composing, Education, Music editing, Music production, Performance, Recording, Teaching

3rd Oct

English

The Department of Physics offers AM and PhD programs in Physics. Research covers a wide area of experimental and theoretical physics, and benefits from close contacts with nuclear and inorganic chemists in the chemistry department, planetary scientists in the earth and planetary sciences department, applied scientists in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and biological scientists both on the Danforth Campus and at the School of Medicine.

Unofficial Copies of all Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Three Reference Forms, Statement of Purpose & Resume/CV, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Astrophysicist, Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physicist, Computer Programmer, Engineer, Geophysicist, Kinesiologist, Laser Engineer, Nuclear Imaging Technologist, Nuclear Physicist

3rd Oct

a) Common application or Coalition application

b) Official transcripts, Grades and class rank and Academic records

c) Letters of recommendation (Counselor and teacher) and Essay

d) Standardized test scores: Either SAT or ACT, writing is not required

e) Typical SAT scores (1460-1570), ACT score (32-34)

f) Average GPA 3.80

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) Extracurricular and community activities

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $50,650

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Washington University at St. Louis is $16,000.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

15155

Students

2655

International Students

7604

Undergraduates

7551

Postgraduate

1899

Faculty Strength

13

International Faculty

17
%

Acceptance Rate

$
50650

Tuition Fees

$
16000

Living Cost

4

Avg. GPA

43

Avg. IB

87
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD