admissions

WU extends test-optional policy through fall 2024

Washington University will allow applicants for the classes of 2027 and 2028 to decide whether to submit their standardized test scores.

| Staff Reporter

‘On the order of hundreds of students’: WashU’s path to need-blind admissions 

For years, University administrators defended their decision to remain need-aware, citing other focuses and insufficient finances to adequately support students under a need-blind admissions policy.

| Managing Editor

WU to adopt need-blind policy starting this admissions cycle

Through a $1 billion investment in financial aid, the University will become the final top-20 college in the country to adopt the policy.

and | Senior News Editor and Managing Editor

As the class of 2025 prepares to arrive on campus, administrators and incoming students reflect on how COVID changed the admissions process

The unprecedented admissions cycle yielded more applicants, a lower acceptance rate and a higher number of students accepting the University’s offer of admission. 

| Contributing Reporter

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