The Graduate School is strongly interested in recruiting, enrolling, retaining, and graduating students from diverse backgrounds. Applications for admission by students from diverse backgrounds to any of the Graduate School’s degree programs are encouraged and welcomed. Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission and financial aid without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.
Strengthening diversity at Washington University in St. Louis is a mission that brings the entire community together.
- Diversity at Washington University
- Center for Diversity & Inclusion
- Bias Report & Support System
- University Bias-Related Policies
- Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Program for students with diverse backgrounds exploring careers in college or university teaching
- Olin Fellowship Program for Women
- Disability Resources - Cornerstone
- Office of Diversity Initiatives
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resources
- University-wide graduate student groups
There are a variety of exceptional funding opportunities available that seek to achieve our gaol of a diverse graduate student body, with its subsequent rewards to academia and the nation as a whole.