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.

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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.

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.

Jay Turner

WashU Faculty

Jay Turner

Vice dean for education in the School of Engineering & Applied Science

on air quality

“What’s really impressed me is how we, the broad research community, have been able to identify risks that are caused by air pollution.”

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Heather Woofter

WashU Faculty

Heather Woofter

Director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design

on architecture

“The success of our programs, and ultimately of architecture itself, will depend on our ability to create a supportive culture that fosters research, collaboration and critical thinking.”

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