关于圣. 路易

Washington University has grown to be a world-class research university with our roots firmly 在圣. 路易.

St. 路易 skyline at night

We have come together throughout our mutual history, creating benefits and opportunities for everyone in the community.

St. 路易 is a national hub for important research and business development, especially in the fields of biotechnology and plant science. 今天, 工程师, 科学家们, business leaders, 教育工作者, artists 和其他 innovative and creative professionals here are working at the forefront of a multitude of fields and endeavors.


住在圣. 路易

Washington University faculty, staff and students are integral members of the St. 路易社区.

丹弗斯校区 sits at the convergence of the city of St. 路易, Clayton and University City, and the 医疗中心 is in the bustling Central West End neighborhood.

Students can opt to live off campus in our surrounding neighborhoods, including the Delmar Loop – called by the American Planning Association “One of 10 Great Streets in America” – in 的 Lofts of WashU.

Washington University students have lunch and study at 的 Lofts

“St. 路易 is a very livable city, offering an array of diverse opportunities without being overwhelming.”

– Marion Crain, Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law

Read the Insider’s Guide to Washington University 在圣. 路易 and Our Surrounding Community (PDF).


Inspiration, Education, Recreation

的re are more free, world-class attractions 在圣. 路易 than any place in the nation outside of Washington, D.C.

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森林公园, 1,400-acre park located between the Danforth and Medical campuses, offers space for a wide variety of activities. 的 historic park was the site of 1904 World’s Fair and is still home to the Saint 路易 Art Museum, the Saint 路易 Zoo, the Missouri History Museum  and the St. 路易 Science Center.

“St. 路易 is a wonderful community filled with a wide array of affordable entertainment options, cultural attractions, unique neighborhoods.”

– Brian Phillips, Executive Director, Washington University 医疗中心 Redevelopment Corporation

Explore the “Gateway to the West” on the Convention & 访问ors Commission website.


绕过

Getting where you want to go 在圣. 路易是容易的.

, the area light rail system, connects Lambert Airport to the 丹弗斯校区, the Washington University 医疗中心, 北校区, 市中心的圣. 路易 and the Metro East region of Illinois. 的 university provides many members of its community with free Metro passes that provide access to both Metro buses and the 辆 light-rail system.


A Hub for Innovation

在2002年, 皮质 Innovation district was formed by Washington University, BJC HealthCare, University of Missouri–St. 路易, Saint 路易 University and the Missouri Botanical Garden as an anchor for St. 路易’ growing ecosystem of innovative startups.

Supporting the nation’s most promising technological advances with state-of-the-art facilities in an amenity-rich urban neighborhood, Cortex offers researchers custom lab and office space, a highly-trained tech workforce and access to venture capital.


投资于圣. 路易

We are an active part of the St. 路易社区, helping to address community challenges,支持 学区 和其他 civic organizations, bring considerable financial resources to the region.

“的re is so much to do 在圣. 路易 for people of all abilities and interests. 365bet有艺术, community activities, and a wide variety of sports, 美好的公园, and interesting and exciting special events.”

– Denise McCartney, Associate Vice 总理, 研究 Administration