THE GRADUATE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

On campus and off, you’re bound to find unique opportunities and pleasant surprises.

Premier Fellowships

The Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship, and The Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship are our elite graduate school fellowship programs.

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New on Campus

Our commitment to excellent facilities that foster interdisciplinary growth is embodied in our redesign of Bryan Hall. Learn more about the Driving Discovery campaign and plans for new buildings on campus.

Driving Discovery

More than amenities

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Off-Campus Living

For most graduate students, where you'll live is one of the most important concerns. Quadrangle is here to help you find the right neighborhood, and the right home, for you. Need a kitty door? A nursery? Maybe you want a vibrant night life, or a quiet street. There are many choices, and experts to help you get to know our properties and neighborhoods.

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St. Louis Neighborhoods

With a plethora of unique neighborhoods and a variety of housing options, it’s easy to find a place that feels like home in St. Louis. Below are some resources to get you started!

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Family Resources

The Graduate Student with Children discussion group has put together this list to let other student parents know about on-campus resources and activities available on campus. Please visit the appropriate websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Center of Diversity and Inclusion supports and advocates for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from underrepresented and/or marginalized populations, creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community partners, and promotes dialogue and social change among all students.

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Health & Wellness

Student Health Services is located in the Health and Wellness Center in The Nathan Dardick House (terrace level) at the corner of Shepley Drive and Big Bend Boulevard, on the South 40.

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Sumers Fitness Center

The primary area for individual cardio and strength training, the Gary M. Sumers Fitness Center is located below the main concourse on Level 2 of the Sumers Rec Center.

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GradCareers

The GradCareers website provides comprehensive information on exploring your career options, developing professional skills to succeed in your career, and prepare for the job search.

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Discover all St. Louis has to offer.

The city of St. Louis is one of our best assets; offering a diverse and active culture, thriving innovation and civic communities that seeks out WashU often in partnership, all in one of the most affordable major metros in the country.

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95% of students receive a housing stipend
Affordable Living

Our graduate students rave about St. Louis: it’s affordable, from housing to entertainment and culture. The Zoo, Missouri History Museum and St. Louis Art Museum all boast free admission, and our cost of living is consistently one of the lowest nationally. That means an excellent quality of life even on a budget.

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Experience St. Louis

City Museum

Housed in the 600,000 square-foot former International Shoe Company, the museum is an eclectic mixture of children’s playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel made out of unique, found objects.

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Fabulous Fox

The Fabulous Fox Theatre first opened in 1929 as a movie palace. The theatre was reopened in 1982, and today it is one of the most exquisite venues in the country to enjoy live touring Broadway shows, concerts, and comedians. The Fabulous Fox strives to provide St. Louis audiences with the best of everything and something for everyone.

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The Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch symbolizes Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a United States that expanded from Atlantic to Pacific.

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The Muny

The St. Louis Municipal Opera Theatre is an amphitheatre located in St. Louis, Missouri. The theatre seats 11,000 people with approximately 1,500 free seats in the last nine rows that are available on a first come, first served basis.

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Peabody Opera House

Peabody Opera House is a historic, 3100 seat theater in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Originally opened in 1934, the Peabody Opera House stage has welcomed some of entertainment’s greatest performers, including Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones.

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St. Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum collects, presents, interprets, and conserves works of art of the highest quality across time and cultures; educates, inspires discovery, and elevates the human spirit; and preserves a legacy of artistic achievement for the people of St. Louis and the world.

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