Washington University in St. Louis

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660 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110


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U.S. News Rankings

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Research rank Category Name
#6 Best Research
Ranking score and category
Primary care rank Category Name
#40 Best Primary Care


#10 in Pediatrics

Medical School Overview

The School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis has an application deadline of December 1. The application fee at Washington University in St. Louis is $85. Its tuition is Full-time: $54,050. The faculty-student ratio at Washington University in St. Louis is 3.7:1. The School of Medicine has 1,942 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Students at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis can tailor their medical education to suit their interests in a variety of ways. Students can take electives as early as their first year, get involved in research projects, and earn an additional master’s degree with a fifth year of study. First year students will either pass or fail a class, but will not be assigned grades. For the remaining three years, M.D. students are graded on an honors/high pass/pass/fail scale.

Outside of the classroom, students can get hands-on experience in affiliated hospitals, including the highly ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Students can partake in summer or yearlong research opportunities, though it is not a requirement. About three-quarters of students find time outside of class to participate in various organizations, from the Ballroom Dance Club to the Wilderness Medicine Interest Group. Each March, students can unwind at MedBall, a formal dinner and dance.

Students can live in a dormitory, Olin Residence Hall, on the school’s campus in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Mo. All full-time students can get around St. Louis for free on the city’s public transportation systems, MetroLink and MetroBus.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
December 1 (Ends)
Application fee $85
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,808
Full-time faculty-student ratio 3.7:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 485
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $54,050

Required fees $0


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology pediatrics
dermatology psychiatry
internal medicine radiology - diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery - general
orthopaedic surgery

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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