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PhD life at WashU

Our PhD students share their stories about why they chose WashU, living in St. Louis, research opportunities and more.

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

 

Our faculty push the boundaries

Meet the people solving our biggest problems.

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Tour our buildings

The new complex for the McKelvey School of Engineering sits on the northeast corner of WashU's Danforth Campus. This area includes five academic buildings with research laboratories and specialized facilities that support the school's intellectual vision and plans.

Since 2000, more than $275 million has been invested in new and renovated engineering space. 

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The best things happen at the intersection of disciplines

At McKelvey Engineering students have the freedom to follow their passion and make a difference in the world. What's your path?

Engineering by the numbers

No. 13
Biomedical Engineering graduate program ranking in U.S. News
82%
increase in research awards during the past seven years
60%
of first-year students are women or from underrepresented backgrounds

Support for PhD students

PhD students in McKelvey Engineering are fully-funded, including full tuition support and health insurance. 

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