Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, United States

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established Established :

February 22, 1853

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban 346.5 acres

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU, or WUSTL) is a private research university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1853, and named after George Washington, the university has students and faculty from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 countries. Twenty-five Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Washington University, nine having done the major part of their pioneering research at the university. Washington University's undergraduate program is ranked 19th by U.S. News and World Report and 11th by the Wall Street Journal in 2016. The university is ranked 23rd in the world in 2016 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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Motto: Strength through truth

Endowment: $6.485 billion (2016)

Administrative staff: 10,623 (Fall 2015)

Students: 14,842 (Fall 2015)

Undergraduates: 7,543

Postgraduates: 7,299

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