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Full support and funding
Our PhD students are fully-funded, including full tuition support and health insurance.
As a doctoral candidate, you will receive a generous stipend to cover living expenses. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
Additionally, doctoral students may also qualify for one of the fellowships:
How much more expensive are other cities?
|San Francisco, CA - 128% ↑|
|Seattle, WA - 82% ↑|
|Boston, MA - 71% ↑|
|Chicago, IL - 39% ↑|
|Houston, TX - 9% ↑|
Expert researchers as mentors
We offer a network of expert faculty conducting interdisciplinary research across a number of the university’s top programs.
Earning your degree at WashU will allow you to connect and study with research leaders in your field.
PhD Candidate Spotlight
Our students come from a variety of disciplines, interests and universities across the globe.
Each student enters the same process but exits an expert of their own unique domain.