Washington University in St Louis
United States of America
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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