Saint Louis University is a Jesuit Catholic institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.


Saint Louis UniversityUndergraduate Programs 

• Accounting *
• Aeronautics *
- Aviation Management
- Flight Science
- Global Aviation
• Aerospace Engineering *
• African American Studies
• American Studies *
• Analytics and Enterprise Systems
• Anthropology
• Art History
• Athletic Training *
• Biochemistry *
• Bioethics and Health Studies
• Biology *
- Biological Chemistry and Molecular Biology
- Biological Science
- Cell Biology and Physiology
- Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation
- Plant Science

• Biomedical Engineering *
• Biostatistics *
• Chemical Biology and Pharmacology *
• Chemistry *
• Civil Engineering *
• Classical Humanities
• Communication *
- Advertising and Public Relations
- Communication Studies
- Journalism and Media Studies

• Communication Sciences and Disorders *
• Computer Engineering *
• Computer Science *
• Criminology and Criminal Justice *
• Data Science
• Economics *
• Education *
- Early Childhood
- Early Childhood with Early Childhood Special Education
- Elementary Education
- Elementary with Special Education for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Electrical Engineering *
- Bioelectronics
• Engineering Physics
• English *
- Creative Writing
- Research-Intensive English
- Rhetoric, Writing, and Technology

• Entrepreneurship *
• Environmental Science
- Atmosphere
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Geoscience
• Environmental Studies
- Advocacy and Discourse
- Economics, Politics, and Public Policy
- Natural Sciences
- Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics
- Society and the Environment Through Space and Time
• Finance *
• Forensic Science
• French *
• Geology *
• Geophysics *
• German Studies
• Greek and Latin Languages and Literatures
• Health Information Management
• Health Management *
• Health Sciences
• History *
• Information Technology Management *
• International Business *
• International Studies
• Investigative and Medical Sciences
• Italian Studies
• Latin American Studies
• Leadership and Human Resource Management
• Magnetic Resonance Imaging *
• Marketing *
• Mathematics *
• Mechanical Engineering *
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Medieval Studies
• Meteorology *
• Music
- Musical Studies
- Performance
• Neuroscience
• Nuclear Medicine Technology *
• Nursing *
• Nutrition and Dietetics *
- Culinary Arts
- Food Innovations and Entrepreneurship
• Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy *
• Philosophy *
- Historical
- Health Sciences
- Society and Laws
• Physical Therapy *
• Physics
• Political Science *
- International Affairs
- Public Law
- Public Policy
• Psychology *
• Public Health *
• Radiation Therapy *
• Russian Studies
• Social Work *
• Sociology *
- Gender, Sexuality, and the Body
- Health and Medicine
- Law, Crime, and Deviance
- Urbanization, Immigration, and Demography
• Spanish *
• Sports Business
• Studio Art
- Ceramics/Sculpture
- Computer Art
- Drawing
- Graphic Design
- Painting
- Printmaking
• Theatre
• Theological Studies *
• Women’s and Gender Studies *

• Pre-dentistry
• Pre-law
• Pre-medicine
• Pre-optometry
• Pre-pharmacy
• Pre-physician Assistant
• Pre-podiatry
• Pre-veterinary

• College for Public Health and Social Justice
• College of Arts and Sciences
• College of Philosophy and Letters
• Doisy College of Health Sciences
• Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology
• Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business
• School for Professional Studies
• School of Education
• School of Law
• School of Medicine
• School of Nursing
• SLU-Madrid

* Programs also offered at the graduate level

Visit Opportunities
At Saint Louis University, students are in the center of everything. SLU’s campus in Midtown St. Louis stretches across more than 271 acres. Students and visitors alike appreciate the beauty and unique community in the middle of a bustling city.
A variety of visit programs are offered throughout the year to meet your needs. For dates, descriptions, and registration, go to

Personalized visits
Customize your visit to fit your needs. Come back and take a deeper look at areas that interest you. You can supplement your admission presentation and campus tour with other opportunities such as an admission interview, an academic or student services meeting, or even a chat with a Jesuit. You can also experience the life of a Billiken firsthand by shadowing a current student in classes and staying overnight in a residence hall.

Come see us!
We are excited to show you around SLU! Get a taste of campus and schedule your visit at, or call us at 314-977-2500 or 800-SLU-FOR-U and ask to speak with a Visit Assistant. Can’t make it to campus? Get a preview of what you’ll find through our virtual tour at

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Size: 7,984 students

Gender: 60% female, 40% male

Geographic diversity: 50 states and 78 countries represented

Student-faculty ratio: 9:1

Average class size: 27 students

Faculty excellence: 99% of full-time tenured faculty hold terminal degrees.

Student involvement: More than 170 organizations to join

Athletics: SLU competes in 18 NCAA Division I sports and is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Greek life: Eight fraternities and seven sororities

Jesuits: 50 Jesuits teach, study, and minister at SLU.

Service: SLU has been named nine consecutive times to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to community engagement.

Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of nearly 13,000 students. Building on a legacy of 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to serve a higher purpose while seeking a greater good.With nearly 90 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate and professional programs, students from all 50 states and 78 countries travel to SLU to pursue a top-notch education in a broad range of studies. Students take advantage of SLU’s highly ranked programs in Business, Law, and Engineering; special opportunities such as direct-entry Nursing and Health Sciences programs and early admission to the University’s medical and law schools; and an extensive list of study abroad programs.

Beyond the classroom
SLU offers students something rare in higher education: the opportunity to study at a place where academic achievement and scientific advancement unite with a commitment to community. Here 99% of faculty members hold the highest degree in their field. SLU students get to do more than just attend class—they collaborate with premier scholars and researchers and conduct research that will transform their disciplines and the lives of others.  

Around the world, SLU students are putting their education into practice. Six months after graduation, 96% of our graduates are working, volunteering, or in graduate or professional school. SLU encourages its students and graduates to broaden their community boundaries and explore, and it offers opportunities for them to do so.

The University expanded internationally in 1967 by establishing a campus in Madrid, Spain. It was the first US university to be recognized by Madrid’s ministry of education as an institution of higher education in the province. SLU-Madrid offers a complete range of undergraduate programs as well as two graduate degrees. The Madrid campus is home to more than 800 students.

Our dynamic city
The St. Louis metro region boasts nearly 2.8 million people, with approximately 320,000 residents in the city itself. From world-famous cultural gems to an active and diverse population and a vast array of internship and other professional opportunities, St. Louis has all this and more packed into a large city that ranks #1 on Business Insider’s list of affordable places to live and work in the US. St. Louis has also been named #2 on Glassdoor’s 2018 list of “Best Cities for Jobs.” The city is home to the famous Gateway Arch, nine Fortune 500 companies, and a variety of cultural, historical, and sporting attractions. SLU’s very own Chaifetz Arena adds to this list, as it draws in thousands of people year-round for various music, entertainment, and sporting events.