Graduate Admissions

If you are looking for a place where you can easily make interdisciplinary connections, yet still access groundbreaking research opportunities, you've found the next stop in your professional journey. 

Full Support & Funding

Our PhD students are fully funded, including full tuition support and health insurance.

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At WashU you will become a leader in your field of study

Our engineering programs provide the opportunity for graduate students to work across the university's top programs — many highly ranked.
  • Biomedical Engineering (No. 14 in U.S. News)
  • Brown School of Social Work (No. 2 in U.S. News)
  • Artificial Intelligence (No. 9 in

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World-class research


From aerosols engineering to cyberphysical systems, we have the people and resources to support your research interests.

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Discover St. Louis


Punching above its weight, Yelp ranked St. Louis as the #2 food city, but with over 1,600 acres of green space throughout the city, you'll never have an issue finding your space.

Why live in St. Louis

Brand new facilities


Since 2000, WashU, the McKelvey School of Engineering and several generous donors have invested more than $300 million in new and renovated engineering space.

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Meet our students

Engineering student numbers

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Hear from Washington University graduate student, Clinton Sabah and why he chose to earn a dual Engineering Management degree from the Sever Institute.

The Master of Science (MS) in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering empowers students to embark on successful careers in diverse industries.

Take a tour of Green Hall, home to the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering.

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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. Each year we publish Safety and Security, detailing what to do in an emergency, as well as publishing our federally required annual security and fire safety reports, containing campus crime and fire statistics, and key university policies and procedures. The annual security compliance document is available on the University Police web site.