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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.

R. Marie Griffith

WashU Faculty

R. Marie Griffith

Director of John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

on religion and politics

“More and more, people consume only the news media that match their beliefs, which leads to isolation. If we are to hold together as a nation, we must move beyond that.”

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Gerald Early

WashU Faculty

Gerald Early

Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters

on diversity

“Today, if you want to be a first-class university, you have to cultivate a diversity of interests, experiences and approaches as well as a diversity of faculty and students.”

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