Washington University in St Louis

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Washington University in St Louis for an academic year can be broken down into $54,250 for tuition, $1,042 for fees, $1,126 for books and supplies, $16,900 for room and board and $3,592 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,126
Room and board$16,900
Other expenses$3,592

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planYes
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

51% of undergradate students at Washington University in St Louis received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Washington University in St Louis consists of 43% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $47,253 on average, 14% receiving pell grants of $4,630 on average, 41% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $45,995 on average, and 16% receiving federal student loans of $4,726 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid76443%$47,253
Pell grants25714%$4,630
Institutional grants or scholarships73241%$45,995
Federal student loans28416%$4,726

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $5,273 compared to net price of $6,248 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $11,832 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $25,505 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $45,758 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$5,273
$30,001 – $48,000$6,248
$48,001 – $75,000$11,832
$75,001 – $110,000$25,505
$110,001 and more$45,758

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Washington University in St Louis is $323,634. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Washington University in St Louis. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price