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In the College of Arts & Sciences, what you study will be shaped by your unique interests and goals. At WashU, you will discover what came before, what is happening today, where we are going, and how to make a difference.

The largest undergraduate division at WashU, the College of Arts & Sciences focuses on providing interdisciplinary opportunities that help you learn to solve problems creatively. Our philosophy is that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts – that all of your varied courses, activities, and other experiences combine to ensure you are well prepared for your future.









Undergraduate Admissions Campus Box 1089 One Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130-4899 800.638.0700 or 314.935.6000

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The university does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Applicants with a prior criminal history will not be automatically disqualified from consideration for admission. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

“This environment helps students find their true passion, study interdisciplinary subjects, and collaborate with people with different expertise and ways of thinking.” ZOUHAN | CLASS OF 2018 HOMETOWN Shenzhen, China MAJORS Math and Physics MINOR Computer Science EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES WashU Association for Computing Machinery, Table Tennis Club, Badminton Club

“The professors are very passionate about what they’re teaching and about helping us to succeed.”

JASMINE | CLASS OF 2018 HOMETOWN Hillsborough, NJ MAJOR Biology: Neuroscience RHODES SCHOLAR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Volunteer with Synapse tutoring, Brain Bee, Mr. WashU

Learn from the best. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, routinely recognized for their innovative research and teaching excellence. Take a class with a Guggenheim fellow, work in the lab of a NASA researcher, or collaborate with a Mellon scholar on your own research.

African & African American Studies American Culture Studies Ancient Studies Anthropology Arabic Archaeology Art History & Archaeology Asian American Studies* Biology Chemistry Children’s Studies* Chinese Language & Culture Classics Comparative Arts Comparative Literature Dance Data Science in the Humanities* Drama Earth & Planetary Sciences East Asian Studies Economics Education English Literature Environmental Analysis* Environmental Studies Film & Media Studies French Germanic Languages & Cultures Global Film & Media Studies* Hebrew History Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities International & Area Studies Italian Japanese Language & Culture Jewish, Islamic, & Near Eastern Studies Korean Language & Culture Latin American Studies Legal Studies* Linguistics Mathematics Medical Humanities* Medieval & Renaissance Studies* Music Philosophy Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Physics Political Science Psychological & Brain Sciences Religion & Politics* Religious Studies Romance Languages & Literatures Russian Language & Literature* Sociology Spanish Speech & Hearing Sciences* South Asian Languages & Cultures* Text & Tradition* Urban Studies World Music, Dance, & Theater* Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Writing* *Minor only


of math and science majors participate in faculty-mentored undergraduate research.


of students who participate in our PreHealth advising program are admitted to medical school the first time they apply.


of Arts & Sciences students enroll in a first-year seminar or special program.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-2019  

Washington University College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-2019  

Washington University College of Arts & Sciences