Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a great university experience filled with knowledge, discoveries and service. Through more than 90 programs and 1,500 courses, we help you develop intellectually, personally and professionally.
Our outstanding academics cover architecture, art, arts & sciences, business and engineering -and students can explore them all because crossing academic boundaries is a Washington University specialty. Students learn from faculty who care deeply about the subjects they study and the students they teach.
Washington University leads in the creation of new knowledge through research. As a result, our graduate and professional students – bold, independent, creative thinkers in a wide range of fields – make up more than half of our student body. As students delve into their your chosen field from among the programs leading to our numerous master’s and doctoral degrees, you work closely with renowned faculty experts, develop depth and new insights, and practice your profession.
The Law School
Washington University School of Law’s mission is to be the best place in the country to learn to be a lawyer; to be a community creating outstanding research and providing service to the world; and to be a school structured around the most current and important ideas bearing upon the law.
We offer students a great legal education in an intellectually challenging and collegial environment. Our faculty members are recognized for their excellent teaching and scholarship, and they are highly accessible to our students. The law school’s curriculum blends traditional theory and opportunities to participate in a wide variety of lawyering skills courses and co-curricular activities that encourage the development of practical skills and interdisciplinary learning.