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Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri or WashU as it is known, is a private research university with approximately 7,600 undergraduate students and 7,500 graduate students. Ideally located across from Forest Park, WashU is known for amazing campus food. Here’s one fun fact about Washington University in St. Louis…the last United States presidential debate in 2016 was held at Washington University’s Athletic Complex.

“Did you know the 1904 World’s Fair and several events during the 1904 Olympics were held on the WashU campus?”

Notable Alumni

  • Jon Feltheimer – CEO Lionsgate Films
  • Josephine Winslow Johnson – Pulitzer Prize-winning Author
  • David Merrick – Broadway Producer
  • Irma S. Rombauer – Co-author of The Joy of Cooking
  • C. P. Wang – Architect for Taipei 101
  • Steve Fossett – Adventurer and Businessman
  • George Zimmer – Founder of Men’s Wearhouse
  • Condé Nast – Publisher of Vogue
  • Luther Ely Smith – Founder of the Gateway Arch National Park.

Popular coffee spot

Blueprint Coffee is the spot to try and they have a nice selection of teas too!

Where do students like to hang?

Outside the DUC

Buy the Washington University in St. Louis Insider Scoops Guide

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