Current and former Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows, Olivia, Lucas and Maya listen to Jonathan Fenderson, Associate Professor in African & African American Studies.
Equity strengthens our community.

WashU aims to be a diverse community fully committed to the principles of equity, fairness and inclusive excellence. We will pursue and value equity, diversity and inclusion in our research, learning, clinical and administrative environments so that we, collectively and individually, can benefit from the rich perspectives and contributions of individuals from all backgrounds.

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Our Community

We have a vibrant and growing community dedicated to equity, diversity and inclusion on our campus.

Our Progress and Data

We’ve come a long way on our march toward achieving equity and inclusion on campus, but we still have work to do.


First-generation students in Class of 2027


Class of 2027 who identify as students of color


Financial aid commitment
for need-blind admissions


Stars on
Campus Pride Index

University Events

Upcoming Events

For medical campus events, visit the calendar posted by The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the School of Medicine

Sponsoring an event?

Help us spread the word about your equity, diversity and inclusion related event by sharing the details with us.

Resources and Policies