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Tuition & Fees

$40,726

$40,726

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
44%
500-599
31%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
16%
600-699
45%
500-599
33%
400-499
6%
30-36
36%
24-29
51%
18-23
13%
30-36
45%
24-29
39%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
56%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,273
Declined + 4,943
Total Received 13,216
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Private (nonprofit)

8,248

undergraduate students

4,666

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Accounting
  3. Physical Therapy/exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 6629
ACT 2352

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School Facts

Saint Louis University, founded in 1818, is a Jesuit, Catholic university. Its 268-acre campus is located in St. Louis, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 12,914
Established in 1818
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

St. Louis, MO

270-acre campus in St. Louis (population: 318,416); remote sites in mid-town St. Louis and abroad in Madrid, Spain. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation throughout mid-town campus and many off-campus locations.

Saint Louis University
1 Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 18% of male students
 
6 sororities 27% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
42%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
44%
500-599
31%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
16%
600-699
45%
500-599
33%
400-499
6%
30-36
36%
24-29
51%
18-23
13%
30-36
45%
24-29
39%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
56%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 20
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,273
Declined + 4,943
Total Received 13,216

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jean M. Gilman
Dean of Admission
P: 800 SLU-FORU
F: 314 977-7136
admission@slu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,284,898
State $1,618,415
Institutional $78,983,669
Other external $2,122,684
Total $92,009,666

Non-need-based

Federal $11,893
State $553,114
Institutional $25,898,804
Other external $3,942,246
Total $30,406,057

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Billiken
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aeronautics
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
Allied Health Instruction
Allied Health/Health Services
American Law for Foreign Lawyers
American Studies
Anatomy
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Economics
Art History
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Sciences/General
Aviation
Aviation Science/Professional Pilot
Aviation/Airway Management/Operations
Aviation/Airway Management/Operations
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences/General
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences/General
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Chemistry
City/Urban/Community/Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Classical Languages/Culture
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Other
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Sciences/General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Security Management
Criminology
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Curriculum & Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction
Cytotechnology
Denistry/General
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts/General
Earth Sciences/General
Economics
Education
Education/General
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership/Administration/General
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education/Teaching
Endodontics
Engineering General
Engineering Physics
English
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Experimental Psychology
Family Therapy
Finance/General
Foreign Law
Forensic Science/Technology
French
General Studies
Geographic Information Science/Cartography
Geology
Geophysics
German Studies
Health Care Law
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrators
Health Management
Health Professions/Related Clinical Sciences
Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Administration
History
Hospital/Health Care Facilities/Administration/Management
Industrial Organization Psychology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Informatics
International Business
International Business/Marketing
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Law
International Relations/Affairs
Italian Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education/Teaching
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Legal Professions/Studies/Other
Legal Studies/General
Liberal Arts/Science/General Studies
Logistics/Materials/Supply Chain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Management Information Systems/General
Marketing/Marketing Management/General
Marriage Therapy Counseling
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science
Meteorology
Molecular Microbiology/Immunology
Music
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Organizational Communication/General
Organizational Leadership/Technology
Organizational Studies
Orthodontics
Pathology
Periodontics
Pharmacological/Physiological Science
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health/General
Public Policy Analysis/Administration
Radiation Therapy
Russian Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Security Services Administration/Management
Seismology
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminology
Spanish
Special Education Teaching/General
Special Education/Teaching/General
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability
Systems Science/Theory
Teacher Education/Multiple Levels
Theatre
Theatre Arts Management
Theological Studies
Theology
Theology/Theological Studies
Urban Affairs
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

64%

8,248
students

Female
59%
4,837

Male
41%
3,411

Graduate

36%

4,666
students

Female
59%
2,768

Male
41%
1,898

undergraduateFull-time

90%

7,488
students

Female
58%
4,332

Male
42%
3,156

undergraduatePart-time

10%

760
students

Female
67%
505

Male
33%
255

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 20

Spring: January 15

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Harvey Werner
International Admissions Coordinator
314 977-2268
hwerner@slu.edu

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