“Beyond the Guidebook” College Representative Questionnaire
10/1/2018 @ 10:15
Name of College:
Washington University in St. Louis
Name of Representative:
College Web Page:
Please give some examples of high profile events
held on campus last year (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):
5 presidential debates in the past!
What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?
Varies: 100% residential for year 1.
80% residential overall.
New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?
East end expansion - New Welcome Center, Art Building, Engineering Building, parking garage, park.
Beyond Boundaries Comp. Sci & Business.
What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?
South 40 - first year living experience.
STEP program - student Entrepreneur Program.
If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?
Dartmouth and Brown
What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?
We are in St. Louis, but we have a residential campus.
What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?
2 hour flight.
What are your most popular majors?
Psychology, Computer Science.
What are your newest and/or most unique majors?
Comp Sci & Business dual degree, International Area Studies, Medical Humanities, Philosophy & Neuroscience and Psychology (1 major)
What majors are you hoping to grow?
Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?
Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?
If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?
Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?
They are automatically considered for division - specific scholarships.
Must apply for.
What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?
Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?