Key Facts: School of Medicine

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Founded: 1891

Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, Dean of Washington University School of Medicine: David H. Perlmutter, MD


  • Total Students: 1,407
    • MD, MD/PhD, MD/MA: 633
    • Audiology and Communication Sciences: 68
    • Clinical Investigation: 92
    • Genetic Epidemiology and Biostatistics: 21
    • Occupational Therapy: 301
    • Physical Therapy: 261
    • Population Health Sciences: 18
  • Faculty: 2,379
  • Residents and Clinical Fellows: 1,217
  • Staff: 8,143
  • Total Employees: 10,522

Tuition (2018-2019 academic year)

$65,044 (first year; includes student health service, hospitalization and disability insurance, and microscope lending plan)

Revenues (FY 2018)

$2.3 billion

Graduate Degree Programs

Visit the School of Medicine website for a comprehensive degree programs listing.

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (MD/PhD)

Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences

Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Master of Science in Deaf Education (MSDE)

Physical Therapy

Doctor of Philosophy in Movement Science (PhD)

Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT)

Occupational Therapy

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Clinical and Population Health Sciences

Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research (MS)

Master of Science in Biostatistics and Data Science (MSBDS)

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI)

Master of Science in Genetic Epidemiology (MS)

Master of Population Health Sciences (MPHS)

Master of Public Health (MPH)