Washington University in St. Louis, established in 1853, is a private research university located in St. Louis, Missouri. It has over 7,300 undergraduates, and a challenging academic environment. It has professional football, baseball and hockey teams, student media groups and nearly 25% of the student body inducted into the Greek scene. The campus is also home to the ThurtenE carnival, the oldest & largest student-run fest in the country as well as a host of multicultural shows! Its groups of on-campus residencies, including South 40 and the Village residence halls, have been featured in Princeton Review’s “Best College Dorms” list. Notable Wash. U alumni include Phil Radford, CEO of Greenpeace and Avram Glazer, chairman of Manchester United. With its competent academic programs and active student life, it’s fantastic to be a Wash. U Bear.