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WUSTL Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is Washington University in St Louis? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at WUSTL. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

WUSTL Student Population

15,449 Total Students
7,077 Undergraduates
6,127 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Washington University in St Louis?

WUSTL total enrollment is approximately 15,449 students. 7,077 are undergraduates and 6,127 are graduate students.

WUSTL Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time WUSTL undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

WUSTL Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,335
Asian 1,319
Hispanic 764
Black or African American 580
International 522
Multi-Ethnic 392
Unknown 147
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

WUSTL Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 52% of full-time grad students are women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

WUSTL Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 2,347
White 2,331
Asian 496
Black or African American 316
Hispanic 276
Unknown 168
Multi-Ethnic 165
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

WUSTL Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,766
International 3,252
Asian 1,998
Black or African American 1,173
Hispanic 1,161
Multi-Ethnic 617
Unknown 433
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 14

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Washington University in St Louis Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 11,432
Black or African American 1,793
Asian 1,489
Multi-Ethnic 125
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 23
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at WUSTL.

WUSTL Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 8,165 female students and 7,284 male students at WUSTL.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of WUSTL is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  73.21 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about WUSTL faculty.

There are approximately 9,789 female teachers and 5,652 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

89.6% Out of State
7.32% Out of the Country

WUSTL ranks 13 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

89.6% of WUSTL students come from out of state, and 7.32% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  99 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 208
Illinois 193
New York 163
New Jersey 85
Texas 80

International Students at WUSTL

Students from 94 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

Learn more about international students at WUSTL.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
43.34% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.80 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At WUSTL, 43.34% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,477
22-24 3,318
18-19 3,156
25-29 3,021
35 and over 1,249
30-34 998
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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