About Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis is a private teaching and research university offering a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University's educational mission is centered on developing students to be bold, independent, and creative thinkers in serving a global society.
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About St. Louis
Washington University students have many opportunities to explore the vibrant metropolitan area of St. Louis. Beyond the comfortable suburban campus is a learning lab, well-stocked with the cultural and business resources of a major city. Home to many well-known international and regional businesses, St. Louis is known as a hub for medical and technological research and innovation. CNN Money named St. Louis one of the top five "Fastest growing cities for tech jobs" in 2012. Students appreciate convenient access to the region's resources. In 2009, Forbes Magazine listed St. Louis as No. 4 on its "Most Affordable Places To Live Well" list.
Distinct neighborhoods surround Washington University's Danforth Campus