Highlights and Benefits

  • A thriving program
    • Our 45-year Dual Degree history comprises more than 1,800 alumni and partnerships with 175 liberal-arts institutions.
    • In 2018, 121 students entered the program, bringing enrollment to 252 students coming from 38 states.
    • These student stories share the community characteristics and engineering opportunities they value most.
  • A special cohort
    • A strong sense of belonging and Dual Degree pride emerges from
      • An optional, credit-bearing, January Term that acquaints prospective students with WashU's coursework, campus and surroundings
      • An orientation that is distinctive from first-year and transfer programs, including an introduction to career services
      • Reserved university housing that features comfortable accommodations in a convenient location
      • Mentorship and programming led by Dual Degree peers, such as the Association of Dual Degree Engineers and Washington University Dual Degree Student Associates
  • A successful culture
    • WashU is an R1 research institution where at least 80% of engineering undergraduates have one or more research, internship or co-op experiences.
    • Our Career Center not only serves students but also records data on graduates' outcomes in employment and higher education.
    • Dual Degree students' appeal to employers leads to life-changing career opportunities like Maya Wong's.
  • An automatic scholarship for the graduate 3-year option: 50% tuition discount in the first year, 55% in the second, and 60% in the third.
    • Other financial support considered by separate applications:
      • Domestic students entering the undergraduate 2-year option: need-based financial aid
      • Domestic and international students entering the undergraduate 2-year option: merit-based fellowship (up to full tuition)
      • Domestic and international students entering the graduate 3-year option: merit-based scholarship (up to $10,000)