Washington University in St. Louis
Top 40%730 points
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Key facts and rankings

Washington University in St. Louis: 47 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
44100$
Aarhus University: 0$

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
44100$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$

3. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
13119$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$

4. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1853
University of Oxford: 1096

5. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
100
University of Rome La Sapienza: 914

6. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.
84
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1

7. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
4500000
Australian National University: 65500000

8. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
3395
University of British Columbia: 10186

9. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
32
Harvard University: 1

10. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
18%
Aarhus University: 3.3%

11. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
14177
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963

12. Nobel laureats alumni

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
25
University of Cambridge: 78

13. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
7
University of California, San Francisco: 34

14. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6874
University of Barcelona: 36036

16. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7303
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648

17. sports facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
10
Texas A&M University: 30

18. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
5.3$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion

19. percentage of male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
48%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%

20. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
134262
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000

21. grants per year per student

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
24060$
Dartmouth College: 61398$

22. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.
18.72km²
Saint-Petersburg State University: 200km²

23. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
14%
London School of Economics: 52%

24. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
504
Pennsylvania State University: 1200

25. percentage of asian students

Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
15%
Waseda University: 86.5%

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