|Common Application due*
(Complete application includes support materials and application fee.)
|November 15, 2013
||January 15, 2014|
|Admission decisions sent
||December 15, 2013
||April 1, 2014|
|Candidate reply date*
||Two weeks from date of admission decision and financial assistance notification
||May 1, 2014|
Washington University accepts the Common Application and requires a few simple supplemental questions (no supplemental essay). The Common Application may be submitted online via www.commonapp.org.
We will also accept the Universal College Application (UCA). The UCA may be submitted online at www.universalcollegeapp.com. For more information about using the UCA, please see our Application FAQs.
- You may pay by credit card when you submit the Common Application.
- If you need to pay by check, please make checks payable to Washington University and note the applicant’s name on the check.
- Please do not send cash.
Instructions for establishing a WUSTL Pathway account will be sent to the email address you provide in your application.
The WUSTL Pathway is our online application management system. Using the WUSTL Pathway, you can:
- See what pieces of your application we have on file
- Verify your application data
- Submit electronic applications for our University Scholars Program in Medicine and Academic Scholarship & Fellowship Programs
- Check the status of your application for financial aid.
In addition to the application forms and essay, you must submit the following supporting materials by their deadlines:
Early Decision Deadline: November 15, 2013
Regular Decision Deadline: January 15, 2014
- School report and official transcript (submitted by High School Counselor)
- Teacher evaluation(s)
- SAT or ACT scores
- TOEFL or IELTS (for students whose first language is not English).
- A portfolio is required for students applying to the College of Art. Portfolios are strongly encouraged for students applying to the College of Architecture. For details, please visit the Portfolio Guidelines page.
The Midyear Report is an important component of our evaluation process. Your counselor should mail us this form and an updated transcript as soon as possible after January 1, 2014.
If you are applying early decision, you must submit your first marking period grades in order to complete your application.
If you wish to be considered for financial aid based on need, you must submit separate applications. Please visit the Financial Aid for Freshmen page for more information.
If you wish to be considered for merit-based scholarships, you must submit separate applications. Please visit the Academic Scholarship and Fellowship Programs page for deadlines, applications, and more information.
Admitted applicants who enroll at WUSTL will be required to submit the Common Application 2013-2014 Final Report, which includes the official final transcript. The form is available at www.commonapp.org.