The School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis

By | April 30, 2018

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Beth Schnettler
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $60

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,560
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 561
Overall acceptance rate 36.0% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 518 verbal
770 quantitative
3.31 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 531 verbal
773 quantitative
3.88 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
90 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​mems.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-6047
lbuck@wustl.edu
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​biomed.​wustl.​edu
(314) 935-6164
teasdalek@biomed.wustl.edu
Chemical engineering http:/​/​eece.​wustl.​edu
(314) 935-6070
rbaxter@wustl.edu
Civil engineering http:/​/​mems.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-8072
lbuck@wustl.edu
Computer engineering http:/​/​cse.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-6160
admissions@cse.wustl.edu
Computer science http:/​/​cse.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-6160
admissions@cse.wustl.edu
Electrical engineering http:/​/​ese.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-4830
sdollison@ese.wustl.edu
Engineering management http:/​/​sever.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-5484
cmerr@wustl.edu
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​eece.​wustl.​edu
(314) 935-5548
kcole@seas.wustl.edu
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​mems.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-6047
lbuck@wustl.edu
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mems.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-6047
lbuck@wustl.edu
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​sever.​wustl.​edu/​
(314) 935-5484
cmerr@wustl.edu

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 701
Master’s (full-time) 110
Master’s (part-time) 259
Ph.D. (full-time) 313
Ph.D. (part-time) 19

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 237
Total master’s graduates 202
International master’s graduates 17.8%
Minority master’s graduates 15.3%
Female master’s graduates 24.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 35
International Ph.D. graduates 51.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 5.7%
Female Ph.D. graduates 11.4%

Programs

99.6 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 26 2.7%
Biomedical 23 17.2%
Chemical 0 0%
Civil 26 .3%
Computer engineering 27 4.2%
Computer science 27 19.2%
Electrical 23 8.7%
Engineering management 19 3.4%
Environmental 19 12.6%
Materials 0 0%
Mechanical 26 9%
Other 26 23.1%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 76
Part-time faculty 68
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $23,213,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 61

Engineering School Ranking

#49 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#39 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#15 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#39 in Chemical
#35 in Computer Engineering
#44 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#31 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Overall acceptance rate 36.0% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 772
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.1:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 35
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $23,213,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $301,467
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 701

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 701

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 423
Minority students 9.5%
International students 53.0%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 278
Minority students 16.5%
International students 2.9%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director William H. Witbrodt
Financial aid phone (314) 935-5900

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $40,950 per year
Part-time: $1,706 per credit
Required fees $652 per year
Room and board $13,308
Books and supplies $3,420
Miscellaneous expenses $10,626

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 34
Teaching assistants 10
Research assistants 257
Other appointments 0