Brookings Quadrangle in the evening

Discover your unique potential.

The smartest choice for continuing your education.

University College is the smartest choice to continue your education and expand your knowledge base. You’ll study at a world-class university, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields – people dedicated to your personal and professional growth.

As the professional and continuing education division at Washington University, our classes are diverse and affordable, with a range of options for working adults and professionals ready to pursue certificate graduate and undergraduate programs. If you’re ready to reach your potential, we’re ready for you.

Top 5 Reasons Why University College is the Smartest Choice in Continuing Education

  1. Our graduates earn a Washington University degree. This prestigious degree can help you land a great job and advance your career.
  2. Surprisingly affordable tuition. Compare and you'll find that a WashU degree is more attainable than you might expect. Learn more about tuition.
  3. Exceptional faculty and researchers. Our faculty are leaders in their fields and professions. Our best and brightest minds work together across disciplines to help our students meet today's challenges.
  4. A collaborative environment. Our supportive learning environment helps make learning more inspiring and less intimidating.
  5. Flexible course formats. Our courses are offered during the evenings, online, and over the summer to fit your busy schedule.

Students studying on Danforth campus during the fall season.

Fall 2019 Course Catalog

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Our fall 2019 course catalog is now available. Explore our upcoming courses and programs.

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