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Washington University in St. Louis is a world leader in graduate, professional and postdoctoral education, awarding hundreds of PhD, MD and master’s degrees annually.

More than 6,000 graduate and professional students study at the university at any given time, and the university attracts graduate and professional students from more than 100 countries and all 50 states.


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. 

The Graduate School provides information for the general application process. Applications are accepted for the fall term beginning September 1. Graduate programs set their own application deadlines.  Applicants should check their program's website for deadlines and complete and submit the application, as well as all supplemental materials, by the deadline.


Programs and Deadlines

Graduate program applications have varying deadlines. Deadlines typically range from December 1 through January 15. Please view the full list of programs in the button below and select the department of interest to find the application deadline and contact information. The graduate application, as well as all supplemental materials, must be submitted by the program application deadline. Please contact your program of interest for more information.

Full List of Programs

Application Process

                                                       Please click on the buttons below for more information on the application process.

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