Tuition-related frequently asked questions

Why does tuition continue to rise? We work hard to keep tuition increases to a minimum. Some adjustment is necessary to reflect the increased cost of operating an institution like ours. Further, the additional resources help fulfill our mission of providing an exceptional educational experience. What is the university doing to address affordability issues?  Washington […]
2018-19 tuition, room, board, fees announced

2018-19 tuition, room, board, fees announced

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $52,400 for the 2018-19 academic year — a $1,750 increase over the 2017-18 current academic tuition of $50,650, announced Amy B. Kweskin, vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer. This year’s percentage increase of 3.5 percent matches that of the last three years and remains the university’s lowest in nearly 50 years.

2016-17 tuition, board and fees announced

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $48,950 for the 2016-17 academic year — a $1,650 increase over the 2015-16 current academic tuition of $47,300, announced Amy B. Kweskin, vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer. As with last year, when the percentage increase was the university’s lowest in 47 years, the percentage increase remains at 3.5 percent.

Veterans can attend University College tuition-free

For U.S. veteran Robbie Garrison, ­attending University College tuition-free was a dream come true. “One of my goals was to attend Washington University,” said Garrison, a first-generation college student. “I was not sure how I would afford it, until I learned about the Yellow Ribbon Program.”

Tuition Frequently Asked Questions

The following Frequently Asked Questions about tuition and the financial resources of Washington University in St. Louis was enclosed in a letter Provost Edward S. Macias, PhD, sent Jan. 17, 2013, to parents and students announcing the 2013-14 tuition, room, board and fees.

2011-12 tuition, room, board and fees announced

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $40,950 for the 2011-12 academic year — a $1,550 (3.9 percent) increase over the 2010-11 current academic tuition of $39,400. The required student activity fee will total $410, and the student health fee will be no more than $632. Barbara A. Feiner, vice chancellor for finance, made the announcement. 

2010-11 tuition, room, board and fees announced

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $39,400 for the 2010-11 academic year — a $1,600 (4.2 percent) increase over the 2009-10 current academic tuition of $37,800. The required student activity fee will total $394, and the student health fee will be no more than $580. Barbara A. Feiner, vice chancellor for finance, made the announcement.
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