Washington University
Going above so students can go beyond

Now more than ever, we must meet students where they are and provide them the support they need to pursue every opportunity, realize their full potential, and shape our world. To improve student access and success, Washington University has launched Make Way: Our Student Initiative.

November 29 is #GivingTuesday!

Join the Washington University community as we celebrate this national day of generosity. When we give, we not only create scholarships that allow talented students to attend WashU, we provide essential resources for a best-in-class student experience while they are here.
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Whether you’re a parent making a gift in honor of a graduating senior, an alumna who has decided to include WashU in your will, or a reunion celebrant interested in making a class gift, we are grateful for your love of WashU and value your commitment to our mission.
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By the Numbers | 2021-22

Scholarships Established

68

Endowed scholarships

72

New annual scholarships


Corporate Matching Gifts

1,560

Total matching gifts

$0.8M

Total matching gift dollars


Gift and Grant Uses

Percentage of total dollars contributed

  • 30.5%Research
  • 35.7%Academic Programs
  • 15.8%Student Aid
  • 12.6%Other
  • 3.3%Faculty Support
  • 2.1%Facilities

63,536

Total Gifts

46,843

Total Donors


$1.3M

Gifts of $100 or less


Siteman cancer center annual fund program

$6.7M

Total dollars

4,870

Total donors


Giving Clubs

We are grateful for your support! Learn more about recognition and benefits available to donors through membership in our giving clubs.