2010 Washington University in St. Louis transfer

Common App


Transfer Deadline

Nov. 1 (Sp), Apr. 1 (F)

Essay Questions
Common Apps
  • Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below (150 words or fewer, 1000 character maximum). 
  • Please provide a statement (250 words minimum) that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve.
  • Include any additional information that you would like to provide regarding special circumstances, additional qualifications, etc. (1000 characters)
 Contact Info
  • Address
One Brookings Drive, PO Box 3403
St. Louis, MO 63143-0403
United States of America
  • Contact Info Phone: 800-638-0700 / 314-935-6000
  • Fax: 314-935-4747
  • Email: admissions@wustl.edu
  • SAT I or ACT: required 
  • SAT II: Optional
  • Recommendation letter(s): 1
  • Minimum credits
  • Others
    • at least a B+ GPA from a two-year or four-year college in courses across a broad academic curriculum.
    • Students must leave their current institution and all previous institutions in good standing and be eligible to return.
    • Transfer applicants to the College of Architecture or the College of Art must submit a portfolio for review by the faculty.
    • Transfer applicants to the Olin Business School must have completed Calculus II at the college level.
    • Transfer applicants to the School of Engineering & Applied Science should have completed two semesters of calculus-based physics and sufficient calculus to be prepared to take differential equations; they also should have satisfied the English Composition requirement. Applicants interested in biomedical or chemical engineering should have completed sufficient chemistry to be prepared to take organic chemistry.
  • Documents
    • Pre-Application Data Sheet/Common Application Supplement
    • $55 nonrefundable Application Fee
    • Common Application or Universal College Application and Personal Essay
    • SAT (6929) /ACT Scores
    • TOEFL (6929, 550/70 iBT at least)/IELTS (7 at least)
    • High School Transcript or GED from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
    • College Instructor Evaluation
    • College Official’s Report
    • College Transcript
    • Mid-Semester Progress Report
    • Portfolios, including 35mm slides and digital  (required to transfer applicants to the College of Architecture and College of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.)