Washington University in St. Louis’ mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching and learning.
Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University’s faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country and the world.
Washington University in St. Louis is among the world’s leaders in teaching, research, patient care, and service to society. They are committed to learning and exploration, to discovery and impact. Together, they explore their intellectual passions and challenge the unknown.