Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University’s faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country, and the world.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (11)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Education & Training (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Humanities (1)

About

History

In 1853, prominent St. Louis merchant Wayman Crow and his pastor, William Greenleaf Eliot Jr., concerned about the lack of institutions of higher learning in the growing midwest, led the founding of Washington University in St. Louis.

Education

As a research university dedicated to challenging faculty and students to create new knowledge for an ever-changing world, Washington University in St. Louis offers the highest quality academic programs.

Research

The research endeavor at Washington University in St. Louis is among the worlds most productive and effective.Research at Washington University thrives on a rich history of success, deep support from many sources, well-established collaborations with industry and academic colleagues and most importantly engaged faculty, students and staff who work across disciplines, departments and schools in the energetic pursuit of new and practical knowledge.As Chancellor Mark Wrighton has said, Washington University is among the few institutions positioned to meet national and global imperatives in energy, environment, security, health and economic prosperity. The university takes its responsibility seriously.

Career

The Career Center at Washington University helps students translate their studies and interests into careers of passion and purpose, while connecting employers with talented students who are the leaders of tomorrow.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
20 3
2016
23 9
2015
32
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
32
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
50 7
2017
57 3
2016
60
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
100 6
2017
106 4
2016
110
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

Washington Universitys pursuit of new knowledge begins even before students enter college and continues at every level through post-doctoral training.Virtually all faculty members engage in important research activities, including scholarly and creative endeavors that complement their strong commitment to teaching.These activities contribute to a mentoring environment in which undergraduates and graduate students may work alongside their professors on new discoveries and new understandings.

Student Life

Campus life

The Danforth Campus sits at the convergence of the city of St. Louis, Clayton and University City, and the Medical Center is in the bustling Central West End neighborhood.

Accreditation

Washington University in St. Louis has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association (NCA) since 1913.Accreditation ensures Washington Universitys compliance with all rules and requirements issued by the HLC/NCA concerning changes of and additions to WUSTLs academic programs.

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States