We are happy to know that you are interested in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

The Graduate School has a superior combination of distinguished faculty and talented students, with technical and academic resources to provide a remarkable academic experience. The School provides a physical and academic environment in which inquiry, intellectual growth and discovery can thrive and flourish.  In addition to having strong academics, faculty, and research opportunities, Washington University encourages students to enhance their credentials: the school provides professional development opportunities, promotes student leadership, and trains students to become excellent teachers.

Washington University is committed to supporting and sustaining a strong, vibrant, and diverse community. We recognize that diversity among graduate students enhances the life of the entire scholarly community at Washington University. To that end, we seek to attract people of great ability from all types of backgrounds; to encourage faculty and students to be bold, independent, and creative thinkers; and to provide the infrastructure to support teaching, research, scholarship, and service for the present and for future generations.

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University’s Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

International Students:  Learn about the McDonnell International Scholars Academy