Washington University Saint Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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.
  • #32 Ranking
  • 52 Masters
  • Public Institution Type

About

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.
Our goals are:
To welcome students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds to create an inclusive community that is welcoming, nurturing, and intellectually rigorous;

  • to foster excellence in our teaching, research, scholarship, and service;
  • to prepare students with attitudes, skills, and habits of lifelong learning and leadership thereby enabling them to be productive members of a global society; and
  • to be an institution that excels by its accomplishments in our home community, St. Louis, as well as in the nation and the world.
To this end we intend:
  • to judge ourselves by the most exacting standards;
  • to attract people of great ability from diverse backgrounds;
  • to encourage faculty and students to be bold, independent, and creative thinkers;
  • to provide an exemplary, respectful, and responsive environment for living, teaching, learning, and working for present and future generations; and
  • to focus on meaningful measurable results for all of our endeavors.

The research endeavor at Washington University in St. Louis is among the world’s 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. Through innovative research, the university is committed to the creation of the new knowledge necessary to achieve a bright and sustainable future.

Research

The research endeavor at Washington University in St. Louis is among the world’s 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. Through innovative research, the university is committed to the creation of the new knowledge necessary to achieve a bright and sustainable future.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Education & Training (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Humanities (1)

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Services

Washington University’s 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

We are a diverse community dedicated to social change and justice.
We strive to create an environment that is welcoming and inclusive, and that stimulates collaboration, debate, and social interaction.
At the Brown School, we stress involvement. Our social work and public health students are active in many student groups, community service and research projects, and social functions. Our students attend brown-bag lunch discussions with faculty, lectures sponsored by our research centers, and forums on issues as diverse as confronting racism and family violence to environmental health. Our strong sense of community impacts our students' experience in school, and the friendships and connections made here carry into their professional careers.
We embrace bringing diversity to our doors to reflect the reality of the world and to better understand the perspectives and needs of the world’s people.
Our graduate students come from around the nation and the world. They represent more than 30 different countries and more than 120 different undergraduate institutions. Countries where our students come from include:
Albania, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Benin, Canada, China, Georgia, Ghana, India, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Kyrgystan, Lesotho, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad, Turkmenistan, Senagal, Uganda, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam

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 University’s compliance with all rules and requirements issued by the HLC/NCA concerning changes of and additions to WUSTL’s academic programs.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

St. Louis, Missouri, United States