Washington University in St. Louis was founded by St. Louis merchant Wayman Crow and his pastor, William Greenleaf Eliot Jr. in 1853. The mission of the university is to identify and distribute knowledge and preserve the liberty of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning.
The university campuses are situated near the cultural center of St. Louis, surrounded by museums, exhibition venues, one of the nation’s largest civic parks, and beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods strong in history and diversity.
Schools in Washington University in St. Louis
School of Engineering and Applied Science
School of Law
School of Medicine
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
Olin Business School
School of Arts and Sciences