Student Enrollment

Fall 2021 4th Week Total Enrollment: 17,072

  • Day school divisions: 15,838
  • Evening and part-time divisions: 1,234
  • Degree-seeking enrollment: 15,306 full-time and 1,320 part-time students

Undergraduate Students

  • 7,500 undergraduates enrolled in day school divisions
  • 597 undergraduates enrolled in evening and part-time programs

Graduate Students

  • 8,338 graduate and professional students enrolled in day school divisions
  • 637 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 5,085 degrees in 2019-20
  • Graduate and professional degrees: 3,186
  • Undergraduate degrees: 1,899

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%.

Current Enrollment Reports

Fall 2021 4th week Enrollment (PDF)

Spring 2021 10th week Enrollment (PDF)

Spring 2021 4th week Enrollment (PDF)

Fall 2020 10th week Enrollment (PDF)

Conferred Degrees

Profile of Degrees 2020-21 (PDF)