Academic Ranking of World Universities

Washington University in St. Louis
English Name: Washington University in St. Louis
Region: Northern America
Country: USA
Found Year: 1853
Address: 1 Brookings Drive


Washington University in St. Louis, also known as Wash U, is a private institution that was founded in 1853. The Missouri-based school has two main sites – the Danforth and Medical Campuses. The campuses are located near each other, separated by Forest Park. In a recent year, more than 12,000 full-time students were enrolled at the university, and members of the university's international student body hailed from more than 80 countries. The primary language of instruction at Wash U is English, and English language courses and other support programs are available for international students. Tuition is the same for domestic and international students, and university will assist in locating housing.


The university has academic divisions that offer studies in a variety of fields: art and architecture, arts and sciences, business, engineering, law, medicine, and social work and public health. Wash U is affiliated with several hospitals, including the St. Louis Children's Hospital and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital, both of which are ranked in a number of specialties. The university focuses its research on the areas of medicine, environment and energy, innovation and entrepreneurship, and plant science, and researchers carry out more than 3,000 projects at Wash U each year. Undergraduates can get involved in research at the university and can receive guidance and financial support from the Office of Undergraduate Research. A sampling of the university's research centers includes the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy, the Genome Institute and the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences.

Total Enrollment:11920
           International Students:1647(14%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:6219
           International Students:356(6%)
Graduate Enrollment:5701
           International Students:1291(23%)

Undergraduate Programs
           African and African-American Studies
           American Culture Studies
           Ancient Studies
           Applied Science (Chemical Engineering)
           Applied Science (Computer Science)
           Applied Science (Electrical Engineering)
           Applied Science (Systems Science and Engineering)
           Art History and Archaeology
           Bachelor of Arts in Music
           Biomedical Engineering
           Chemical Engineering
           Communication Design
           Comparative Arts
           Comparative Literature
           Computer Engineering
           Computer Science
           Digital Imaging and Photography
           Earth and Planetary Sciences
           East Asian Studies
           Economics and Strategy
           Educational Studies
           Electrical Engineering
           Elementary Teacher Education
           English Literature
           Environmental Biology
           Environmental Earth Sciences
           Environmental Policy
           Environmental Studies
           European Studies /International and Area Studies
           Fashion Design
           Film and Media Studies
           Germanic Languages and Literatures
           Healthcare Management
           Hebrew (Biblical and Modern)
           Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities
           International and Area Studies
           International Business*
           Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies
           Latin American Studies/International and Area Studies
           Mechanical Engineering
           Middle School Teacher Education
           Operations and Supply Chain Management
           Organization and Human Resources Management
           Persian Language and Literature
           Political Economy
           Political Science
           Religious Studies
           Romance Languages and Literatures
           Secondary Teacher Education
           Systems Science and Engineering
           Urban Studies
           Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Graduate Programs
           Aerospace Engineering   Ph.D.
           Anthropology    Ph.D.
           Art History and Archaeology    Ph.D.
           Biochemistry    Ph.D.
           Biomedical Engineering    Ph.D.
           Business Administration    Ph.D.
           Chemistry    Ph.D.
           Chinese and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           Chinese Language and Literature    A.M., Ph.D.
           Classics    A.M.
           Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           Computational and Molecular Biophysics    Ph.D.
           Computational and Systems Biology   Ph.D.
           Computer Engineering    Ph.D.
           Computer Science    Ph.D.
           Concentration in Energy
           Developmental, Regenerative, and Stem Cell Biology    Ph.D.
           DSc in Electrical Engineering
           DSc in Systems Science & Mathematics
           Earth and Planetary Sciences    Ph.D.
           East Asian Studies    A.M.
           Economics    Ph.D.
           Education    M.A.Ed., M.A.T., Ph.D.
           Electrical Engineering    Ph.D.
           Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering    Ph.D.
           English and American Literature    Ph.D.
           English and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           English, Writing   M.F.A.
           Evolution, Ecology and Population Biology    Ph.D.
           Executive MBA
           French and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           French Language and Literature    Ph.D.
           Full-Time MBA
           German and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           Germanic Languages and Literatures    Ph.D.
           Graduate Certificate in Construction Management
           Graduate Certificate in Imaging Science & Engineering
           Graduate Certificate in Project Management
           Hispanic Languages and Literatures    Ph.D.
           History    Ph.D.
           Human and Statistical Genetics    Ph.D.
           Immunology    Ph.D.
           Islamic and Near Eastern Studies    A.M.
           Japanese and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           Japanese Language & Literature    A.M., Ph.D.
           Jewish Studies    A.M.
           Joint Degree Programs- General
           Joint Degree Programs- Joint J.D./Tax LL.M.
           Joint Degree Programs- Transnational Law Program
           Juris Doctor (J.D.)
           Juris Scientiae Doctoris (J.S.D.) Program
           LL.M. in Intellectual Property
           LL.M. in Taxation
           LL.M. in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers
           Master of Architecture
           Master of Juridical Studies
           Master of Landscape Architecture
           Master of Population Health Sciences
           Master of Public Health
           Master of Public Health (MPH)
           Master of Science programs in Clinical Investigation
           Master of Science programs in Deaf Education
           Master of Science programs in Genetic Epidemiology
           Master of Science programs in Occupational Therapy
           Master of Science programs in Psychiatric Epidemiolog
           Master of Social Work (MSW)
           Master of Urban Design
           Mathematics    Ph.D.
           Mathematics, Statistics   A.M.
           ME in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
           Mechanical Engineering    Ph.D.
           MEng in Computer Science & Engineering
           MEng in Mechanical Engineering
           MFA in Visual Art
           Molecular Cell Biology    Ph.D.
           Molecular Genetics and Genomics    Ph.D.
           Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis    Ph.D.
           Movement Science    Ph.D.
           MS in Adv.Architecture Design
           MS in Aerospace Engineering
           MS in Architecture Studies
           MS in Mechanical Engineering
           Music    A.M., M.M., Ph.D.
           Neurosciences    Ph.D.
           Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
           PhD in Social Work
           Philosophy    Ph.D.
           Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology  Ph.D.
           Physics    Ph.D.
           Plant Biology    Ph.D.
           Political Economy and Public Policy    A.M.
           Political Science    Ph.D.
           Professional MBA
           Psychology    Ph.D.
           Rehabilitation and Participation Science   Ph.D.
           Social Work    Ph.D.
           Spanish    A.M.
           Spanish and Comparative Literature    Ph.D.
           Speech and Hearing Sciences    Ph.D.
           Systems Science and Mathematics    Ph.D.
           Writing    M.F.A.
Master's Degree Programs
           Master of Accounting
           Master of Arts in American Culture Studies
           Master of Arts in Biology
           Master of Arts in Education
           Master of Arts in Human Resources Management
           Master of Arts in International Affairs
           Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management
           Master of Construction Management
           Master of Control Engineering
           Master of Engineering in Robotics
           Master of Engineering Management
           Master of Information Management
           Master of Liberal Arts
           Master of Project Management
           Master of Science in Biology for Science Teachers
           Master of Science in Clinical Research Management
           Master of Science in Finance
           Master of Science in Health Care Services
           Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
           Master of Systems Integration
           MS in Biomedical Engineering
           MS in Computer Engineering
           MS in Computer Science
           MS in Electrical Engineering
           MS in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
           MS in Systems Science & Mathematics
Doctoral Programs
           Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
           Doctor of Medicine (MD)
           Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
           PhD in Accounting
           PhD in Aerospace Engineering
           PhD in Biochemistry *
           PhD in Biomedical Engineering
           PhD in Business Economics
           PhD in Computational and Molecular Biophysics *
           PhD in Computational and Systems Biology *
           PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
           PhD in Developmental Biology *
           PhD in Electrical Engineering
           PhD in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
           PhD in Evolution, Ecology and Population Biology *
           PhD in Finance
           PhD in Human and Statistical Genetics *
           PhD in Immunology *
           PhD in Marketing
           PhD in Mechanical Engineering
           PhD in Molecular Cell Biology *
           PhD in Molecular Genetics and Genomics *
           PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis *
           PhD in Movement Science
           PhD in Neurosciences *
           PhD in Operations & Manufacturing Management
           PhD in Organizational Behavior
           PhD in Plant Biology *
           PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences
           PhD in Strategy
           PhD in Systems Science & Mathematics
           Postprofessional Doctor of Physical Therapy (PPDPT)

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
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