Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science

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Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science
Type Private
Established 1854
Endowment $200 Million
Dean Aaron Bobick
Academic staff
88 (tenured/tenure-track)
Undergraduates 1,062
Postgraduates 547
Location St. Louis, Missouri, USA
38°38′56″N 90°18′08″W / 38.64899°N 90.30230°W / 38.64899; -90.30230Coordinates: 38°38′56″N 90°18′08″W / 38.64899°N 90.30230°W / 38.64899; -90.30230
Campus Suburban
Website engineering.wustl.edu

The School of Engineering & Applied Science is a part of Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1854, the engineering school is a research institution occupying seven buildings on Washington University’s Danforth Campus. Research emphasis is placed on cross-disciplinary technologies in the areas of alternative energy, environmental engineering & sustainable technology, biotechnology, information technology, and nanotechnology/materials science.


The Princeton Review ranks Washington University's Graduate Engineering Program 13th in the nation.[citation needed] Additionally, the school's undergraduate computer science program has gained top national reputation.

The US News and World Report ranks Washington University's Undergraduate program 13th in the nation and the Graduate Engineering Program 48th in the nation.[1]


Undergraduate Programs[edit]



  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Nanoscale Science & Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Systems Science & Engineering

Graduate Programs[edit]

Program Name PhD DSc MS MEng Other
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Systems Science & Mathematics
Master of Control Engineering
Master of Engineering in Robotics
Graduate Certificate in Imaging Science & Engineering
Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Materials Science

Professional Education Programs[edit]

  • Master of Construction Management (part-time only)
  • Master of Cyber Security Management (part-time only)
  • Master of Cyber Security Management
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Information Management (part-time only)
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Project Management
  • Master of Systems Integration (part-time only)
  • Graduate Certificate in Construction Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in System Integration


  1. ^ [1] US News and World Report: Graduate Schools: Engineering 2009

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