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How to Apply

Please click the "Apply" link that corresponds to the semester and program you are applying to.

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Visit our Self Service Center to check the status of your application.

If you are unable to submit all of your requirements before the semester deadline and you want to be considered for the following semester, please contact Pat Agnew who will update your application. If you already have an active application with us, it is not necessary to begin a new application for the next semester.

Contact Pat Agnew to update your application.

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 Teacher Certification

To apply, contact the Department of Education at (314) 935-6791 or visit Seigle Hall, room 107.

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Learn more about the admission process, requirements, and timeline.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University’s Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

Application Deadlines

Undergraduate Programs & Certificates

Rolling admissions - when you're ready, so are we!


Graduate Programs & Certificates

Rolling admissions - when you're ready, so are we!


Post-Baccalaureate Premedical

  • Fall enrollment: July 1
  • Spring enrollment: October 31
  • Summer enrollment: April 1

Doctor of Liberal Arts

  • Fall enrollment: April 1
  • Spring enrollment: October 15

MS in Biology for Science Teachers

  • Summer enrollment: June 1
Questions? Contact us today.

Office of Admissions and Student Services
University College
Campus Box 1085

Washington University in St. Louis
11 N. Jackson Road, Suite 1000
St. Louis, MO 63105-2153
ucollege@wustl.edu | (314) 935-6700

Please send application materials to the attention of Pat Agnew.