Washington University is a community that is both personal and driven, for those who push the boundaries of what it means to learn, a place where people matter and serious work is done.

University flag at half-staff: Stanley Thawley

We are Washington University in St. Louis.

We are a community where you can be an individual and achieve exceptional things. We are committed to learning and exploration, to discovery and impact.

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A Lasting Impact

Together, we are investing in the future, driven by a passion for excellence and the desire to benefit our community, our nation and our world.

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Leading Together Campaign

We are driven to meet the world’s challenges.

Washington University is a place where you can push the boundaries of what it means to learn. We are enriched by wide-ranging exploration and inspired by big ideas as we create new knowledge for an ever-changing world.

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  • Atima Lui

    “When you create something that never existed before, when you create an industry or a category that’s completely new, that is true innovation.”

    Fuse …

    Atima Lui

    BSBA ’12

  • Steven Frankel

    “Mathematics is a community activity, not an individual one. I can’t just tell myself to sit in that seat and think. I can’t instruct myself to come up with something interesting out of the blue.”

    Read on …

    Steven Frankel

    Assistant professor of mathematics

  • John Morris

    Will we ever cure Alzheimer’s? Few drugs have been approved for treatment of this dementia, and none works very well. It has become one of the most intractable problems in medicine.

    The New York Times …

    John Morris

    Director of the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center