Washington University in St. Louis Admissions 2023: Application Fees & Deadline ,,USA

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The Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) is a private research university located in Missouri, USA. It is committed to providing an indulging educational experience to students from all over the world as it values diversity and student experience. The university has around 21% of international students enrolled in academic programs. WUSTL focuses on medical research that translates basic science discoveries into solutions for health problems. Environmental and Energy research focuses on reducing greenhouse emissions in the surroundings. More than 3,000 research projects are initiated every year at the university.

Apart from academic, the university is a member of NCAA Division III, and has won 23 NCAA Division titles and 254 University Athletic Association titles. WUSTL has 19 varsity sports, nine for men and 10 for women. These varsity sports include baseball, basketball, volleyball, swimming, soccer, hockey, golf, and more.

Courses Offered


What all courses are available to international students?


The university offers more than 200 courses, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses.

Major Study Areas

Undergraduate

Graduate

Accounting

Biomedical Informatics and Data Science

Bioinformatics

Business Administration

Chemistry

Computational and Data Sciences

Communication Design

Computer Science

Economics

Energy, Environmental and Chemical

International Studies

Engineering

Mathematics

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy

Neurosciences

Physics

Nursing

Writing

Political Science


Eligibility & Documents Required


What are the eligibility requirements?


International undergraduate applicants should have completed a minimum of 12 years of primary and secondary studies. Thus, a secondary school diploma or certificate is required, along with any one of the following:

  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Three Advance Placement exam scores
  • Three IB higher-level scores

The English language requirements are:

English Language Tests Accepted

Minimum Score Required

TOEFL iBT

90 or more

IELTS

6.5 or above

DET

115 or above

SAT EBRW

670 or more

ACT English

30

 

Graduate Admissions

Graduate aspirants should hold a US equivalent bachelor's degree from a recognized university or college. GRE or GMAT scores are required as per course, and any one of these English scores are required:

English Language Tests Accepted

Minimum Score Required

TOEFL iBT

90 or more

IELTS

6.5 or above

DET

115 or above

Check the respective course pages for subject-specific and GPA requirements.


What all documents are needed for application?


International applicants need to send their academic transcripts and all exam score reports directly to the university. Other applications documents include:

 

Undergraduate Admissions

 

Graduate Admissions


Application & Tuition Fees


Is there any application fees?


The university charges an application fee of USD 75 for both undergraduate and graduate international students. The application fee is non-refundable. Students can request a fee waiver in case of financial difficulties.


What is the fee structure of courses offered by the university?


The estimated tuition fees for international students are shown below:

 

WUSTL_International_Students_Tuition_Fee

 

Fee varies depending on the course and progressive years. We encourage you to check the university’s website for the exact fee.


Scholarships & Financial Aid


Is there any scholarship or financial aid available for international students?


Yes, the university offers various scholarships to international students.

Academic Division Scholarships: It is offered to undergraduate students solely based on academic achievement and excellence. The scholarships and the amount are listed below:

Scholarship Name

Eligibility

Amount awarded

(in USD)

Arthur Holly Compton Fellowship Program

Undergraduate students enrolled in Physical Sciences and Mathematics

1,000

George E. Mylonas Scholarship Program

Undergraduate students enrolled in Humanities

1,000 (each year)

Florence Moog Fellowship Program

Undergraduate students enrolled in Biological Sciences and Chemistry

1,000

Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Undergraduate students enrolled in Social Sciences

1,000

James W. Fitzgibbon Scholarship

Undergraduate students enrolled in Architecture at Sam Fox School

10,000

Conway/Proetz Scholarship

Undergraduate students enrolled in Art at Sam Fox School

10,000

James M. McKelvey Undergraduate Research Award

Undergraduate students for research study

5,000

 

Signature Scholar Programs: It is offered to international students based on their academic scores. The scholarships include:

  • Danforth Scholars Program
  • Annika Rodriguez Scholars Program
  • John B. Ervin Scholars Program

 

For more information on scholarships, students can visit the university website.


Admission Process


When do the admissions start?


The university has three intakes – Fall, Spring, and Summer. The deadlines for international students are as follows:

Undergraduate Deadlines

Application Decisions

Application Deadlines

Early Decision I

Early November

Early Decision II

Early January

Regular Decision

Early January

 

Graduate Deadlines

Intake

Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early March

Spring Semester

Early October

Early August (For Computer Science)

Summer Semester

Early May (Rolling Admissions)

 

The application deadline for Ph.D. courses is mid-December, except for Ph.D. in Imaging Science (mid-January).

Deadlines vary depending on the course and can change frequently. We encourage you to check the university’s website for exact deadlines.


What is the UG application process?


Undergraduate international students can either apply using the Common Application or Coalition Application. Do note that only one application from either of the portal will be accepted.


What is the PG application process?


Graduate applicants need to apply to the university directly via its online application portal. Follow the steps given below to submit your application:

 

Step 1: As a new user, create and account.

 

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Step 2: Fill in your personal information.

 

WUSTL_PG_Application_Process_2

 

Step 3: Fill in other details as required.

 

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Ensure to complete all sections of the form, review and submit the application.


When will I hear from the university after I submit my application?


Students will hear from the university within two weeks after submitting their applications to the university. Students can also check the application status through the admission portal.


Student Diversity & Preferred Profile


What are the chances to get into this university?


Admission to WUSTL is both selective and competitive as each year, the university receives applications from more students than it is able to admit each year. Thus, the admissions committee reviews each application in a holistic and individualized manner, where the goal is to get to know each student through the application process. Some of the things assessed in the process include the following:

  • Academic potential and preparation
  • Personal characteristics and qualities
  • Accomplishments and involvement
  • Fit and engagement

 

Other important components of a student's application includes:

  • Student's academic performance (transcript), including course selection, grades, and class rank, if provided by the secondary school
  • Counselor and teacher recommendations
  • Essays
  • Extracurricular and community involvement, including positive impacts on home and community
  • Standardized testing, if applicable

How many Indian/international students are studying at the university?


As of 2020, the university hosted 15,539 students, including 14,184 full-time and 1,354 part-time students. In Spring 2021, about 20.88% international students were enrolled at the university. Of the total student population, nearly 50% students identify with a non-white ethnic or racial group or international population.

 

WUSTL_Student_Population_by_Ethnicity_or_Race_2021

 


Part Time Work While Studying


Can I work while studying here?


The university allows international students to work on and off-campus. International students are required to have F-1 and J-1 status to work in the country. Students can work 20 hours per week during the regular semester. During breaks, students can work full-time. It is essential that employment does not interfere with a student’s academic program.


Campuses & Accommodation


How many colleges and campuses does the university have?


WUSTL is spread across 2,000 acres with more than 150 major buildings and eight academic schools, which are further divided into schools and colleges. It has two major campus divisions - the 169-acre Danforth Campus and the Washington University Medical Center. The university has further campus divisions known as:

  • West campus
  • North campus
  • South campus
  • Tyson research center

 

Academic Divisions

Schools

Art & Architecture

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

The Graduate School

Business

Olin Business School

Engineering

McKelvey School of Engineering

Law

School of Law

Medicine

School of Medicine

Social Work & Public Health

Brown School

Continuing Education

University College


Is on-campus housing available?


The university offers various on and off-campus housing options to international students. Students can select their residence halls or apartments or rent rooms outside the university. The facilities of the residence halls include bed, long mattress, desk, chair, dresser, closet space, carpet, blinds, air conditioning, laundry, common rooms, study rooms, and more.

Accommodation

Room Type

Annual Rate (in USD)

Modern Residential College

Single

13,724

Double

12,350

Traditional Residential College

Single

13,364

Village and Lopata House

Single

13,724

Village East Apartments

 3 or 4 bedroom

16,706

Greenway Apartments

1/2/3 bedroom

13,724

University Drive Apartments

2/3/4 bedroom

13,724

The Lofts Apartments

Studio or 2/3 bedroom

14,294

Rosedale Apartments

-

11,582

Chapter Facility Housing

Single

12,446

Double

10,908

Source: WUSTL

 

Meal Plans

Students can choose from the following meal plans:

Meal Plans

Semester Points

Cost/Semester (in USD)

Bronze

1,547

2,319

Silver

1,997

2,775

Gold

2,450

3,222

Platinum

2,732

3,508

Apartment

709

1,044

All rates are subject to change. Students can check the university website for the exact rates of the current academic year.


University Contact Information


Whom should I contact in case of any doubts?


Students can contact the university at the following address in case of doubts:

Address: Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States of America

Telephone: +1-314-935-5000

Website: wustl.edu/


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