On April 12 at 9:40am we will have Dartmouth, New York University, Northwestern, Vanderbilt and Washington University in St Louis visiting Band. This week we posted fun facts about each of the visiting colleges – one per day and in alphabetical order.
Today we will focus on Washington University in St Louis. Did you know that?
- Some rankings include:
- #2 in social work (U.S. News & World Report, 2016)
- #2 best college dorms (The Princeton Review, 2016)
- #5 best undergraduate business schools (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2014)
- #9 best-run colleges (The Princeton Review, 2016)
- #10 best architecture schools (Architectural Record, 2015)
- #13 best quality of life (The Princeton Review, 2016)
- Students come from over 80 countries and all 50 states + the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
- About 350 undergraduate student groups and more than 150 graduate student groups in 2015-16
- 80% of students pursue multiple majors and/or minor
- About 75% of undergraduates participate in intramural sports, in more than 30 all-male, all-female and coed teams
- $613 million total research support in fiscal year 2015. More than 3,000 research projects underway each year