Washington University in St. Louis

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Washington University in St. Louis
Latin: Universitas Washingtoniana
Motto Per veritatem vis
Motto in English Strength through truth
Established February 22, 1853
Type Private
Endowment U.S.$5.35 billion[1]
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Provost Edward Macias
Academic staff 3,415
Students 13,995
Undergraduates 5,997
Postgraduates 6,452
Location United States St. Louis, MO, U.S.
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
Campus Urban and Suburban
2,312.5 acres (936 ha)
Danforth Campus,
169 acres (68.4 ha)
Medical Campus,
164 acres (66.4 ha)
Tyson Research Center,
1,966.5 acres (796 ha)
North Campus,
13 acres (5.26 ha)[2][3]
Former names Eliot Seminary, and Washington Institute.
Newspaper Student Life
Colors Red and Green         [4]
Athletics NCAA Division III UAA
17 varsity teams (8 men's, 9 women's) as of Fall 2009[5]
Nickname Wash U, WUSTL
Mascot Bears
Website wustl.edu

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

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