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Washington University in St. Louis
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Latin: Universitas Washingtoniana
Former names
Eliot Seminary, and Washington Institute.
Motto Per veritatem vis
Motto in English
Strength through truth
Type Private
Established February 22, 1853
Endowment U.S.$5.35 billion
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Provost Edward Macias
Academic staff
3,415
Students 13,995
Undergraduates 5,997
Postgraduates 6,452
Location , ,
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)
Newspaper Student Life
Colors Red and Green         
Athletics NCAA Division III UAA
17 varsity teams (8 men's, 9 women's) as of Fall 2009
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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