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Washington University in St. Louis
Latin: Universitas Washingtoniana
MottoPer veritatem vis (Latin)
Motto in EnglishStrength through truth
EstablishedFebruary 22, 1853 (1853-02-22)
TypePrivate
Endowment$7.5 billion (2017)[1]
ChancellorMark S. Wrighton
ProvostHolden Thorp
Academic staff3,645 (Fall 2015)[2]
Admin. staff10,623 (Fall 2015)[2]
Students15,155 (Fall 2016)[2]
Undergraduates7,604[2]
Postgraduates7,551[2]
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
38°38′53″N 90°18′18″W / 38.648°N 90.305°W / 38.648; -90.305Coordinates: 38°38′53″N 90°18′18″W / 38.648°N 90.305°W / 38.648; -90.305
CampusUrban
346.5 acres (0.54 sq mi; 140.22 ha)
1,966.5 acres (3.07 sq mi; 795.81 ha) at Tyson Research Center[3][4]
ColorsRed and Green[5]
           
NicknameBears
Websitewww.wustl.edu

Washington University of St. Louis is a research university in St. Louis.

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