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.

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.

“I am proud of our accomplishments over the past 22 years and determined to keep up the momentum.”

Mark S. Wrighton

Chancellor

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.

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.

Lee Epstein

WashU Faculty

Lee Epstein

Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor

on the Supreme Court

“When the public perceives the court as a political rather than a legal body, the public is less likely to support the court.”

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Fred Ssewamala

WashU Faculty

Fred Ssewamala

Professor at the Brown School

on HIV interventions

“Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 71 percent of people living with HIV worldwide, with girls accounting for seven of 10 new infections among 15- to 19-year-olds.”

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