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WUSTL Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Washington University in St Louis Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Washington University in St Louis reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. In this WUSTL cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does WUSTL Charge for Tuition?

$58,866 In-State Tuition & Fees
$58,866 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

The average tuition and fees at Washington University in St Louis for undergraduates was $58,866 a year in 2020-2021. Students from both in state and out of state paid the same price.

Tuition & Fees$57,750$1,116$58,866

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Washington University in St Louis cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do WUSTL Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. Washington University in St Louis is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $58,866. Note that WUSTL does not give any in-state discounts.

If you want to know how WUSTL compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

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Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Washington University in St Louis Financial Aid.

WUSTL Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

3.30% Tuition Increase
3.51% Fee Increase
$264,008 Est. 4-Year Cost

Over the past five years, WUSTL tuition and fees has grown by a rate of 3.30% annually. Tuition by 3.30%, and fees by 3.51%. This school year, students can expect to pay $62,820 if the growth keeps up.

This means an estimated $127,715 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at WUSTL, and $264,008 for four years.

Remeber to factor in additional costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at WUSTL.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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