Our commitment

Don’t let cost be a barrier. We are committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need so you can be 100% focused on chasing your dreams and realizing your ambitions.

COVID-19 Special Message

We know that your life has been disrupted and your plans have been turned upside down—please remember that you are not alone. We are all in this together and we will be flexible and help you through this time. Please focus on staying healthy, find ways to relax, and continue with your studies in whatever form they may take over the coming weeks.

While we are working from home to help contain the spread of COVID-19, we are still reachable via phone (888) 547-6670 or email financial@wustl.edu. Please let us know how we can help.

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    Tips from a Counselor

    Mike Runiewicz

    Assistant Vice Provost & Director of Student Financial Services

    A lot of terms might be unfamiliar to you as you start looking into financial aid. If you’re not sure where to start, I recommend you take a look at our Financial Aid Dictionary.

Don’t know where to start?

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News & Announcements

  • WashU Pledge

    Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced the WashU Pledge, a bold new financial aid program that will provide a free undergraduate education to incoming, full-time Missouri and southern Illinois students who are Pell Grant eligible or from families with annual incomes of $75,000 or less.

  • We’ve moved!

    We’ve moved to our new home in the lower level of the Sumers Welcome Center on the East End of campus!