undergraduate 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

Undergraduate applications see 10 percent increase

While Washington University saw a 10 percent increase in applicants from last year, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions reduced the University’s rate of admission by nearly 10 percent to ensure their target freshman enrollment is not exceeded.

Acceptance rate at 15.4% for class of 2016

High-school seniors who applied to Washington University received their admissions decisions earlier this month, and nearly 85 percent who applied were disappointed. Continuing the selective trend from last year, the acceptance rate for the incoming fall freshman class remains under 20 percent.

| News Editor

Q&A with Delise Le Pool: Wash. U.’s biggest fan

Do you remember your first impression of Washington University? If you walked through Brookings anytime in the past few years and Delise Le Pool sat behind the desk at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, chances are it was a good one.

| Scene Reporter

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