Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university dedicated to challenging faculty and students from more than 120 countries to learn and create new knowledge and greater understanding for an ever-changing world.
Founded in 1853, Washington University today is nationally and internationally renowned for teaching, learning, research, service to society and patient care. The university offers the highest quality academic and extracurricular programs, along with the flexibility, opportunities and encouragement to develop each student's full potential.
Washington University has approximately 6,000 full-time undergraduate students, 6,000 graduate students and about 1,000 non-traditional evening and weekend students in more than 90 programs and almost 1,900 courses leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.
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