Current Enrollment & Graduation Data

Student Enrollment

Fall 2016 Total Enrollment: 15,155

  • Day school divisions: 13,665
  • Evening and part-time divisions: 1,490
  • Degree-seeking enrollment: 13,224 full-time and 1,290 part-time students

Undergraduate Students

  • 6,941 undergraduates enrolled in day school divisions
  • 663 undergraduates enrolled in evening and part-time programs

Graduate Students

  • 6,724 graduate and professional students enrolled in day school divisions
  • 827 graduate and professional students enrolled in evening and part-time programs

Graduation & Degrees

Washington University in St. Louis awards degrees three times a year, at the close of the spring, summer and fall semesters. The Commencement program printed each May includes the names of degree recipients who graduated that spring as well as those who graduated the prior fall and summer.

Degrees Awarded

  • WashU awarded a total of 4,280 degrees in 2015-16
  • Graduate and professional degrees: 2,513
  • Undergraduate degrees: 1,767

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation Rates

  • Among full-time first-time undergraduate students seeking a bachelor’s degree, 97% are retained from the freshman to the sophomore year.
  • Our Graduation Rate for students pursuing Bachelor’s degrees is 94%.