Tuition & Fees

$42,166

$42,166

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
49%
500-599
23%
400-499
4%
700-800
27%
600-699
43%
500-599
25%
400-499
5%
30-36
48%
24-29
39%
18-23
13%
30-36
22%
24-29
60%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
51%
18-23
10%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,653
Declined + 4,778
Total Received 13,431
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Private (nonprofit)

7,411

undergraduate students

4,687

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 6629
ACT 2352

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Location

School Facts

Saint Louis University, founded in 1818, is a Jesuit, Catholic University. Its 281-acre campus is located in St. Louis, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 12,098
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  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)

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St. Louis, MO

281-acre campus in St. Louis (population: 315,685); 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 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103

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

 
7 fraternities 4% of male students
 
7 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
76%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
49%
500-599
23%
400-499
4%
700-800
27%
600-699
43%
500-599
25%
400-499
5%
30-36
48%
24-29
39%
18-23
13%
30-36
22%
24-29
60%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
51%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
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

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,653
Declined + 4,778
Total Received 13,431

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Important

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

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Jean M. Cox
Dean of Admission
P: 800 SLU-FORU
admission@slu.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,810

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,540
Room $6,124
Board $4,872
Additional fees $626
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $54,162
Average Financial Aid - $29,810
Total with Avg. Aid $24,352
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 314 977-2350
F: 314 977-3437
sfs@slu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cari S. Wickliffe
Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services
cari.wickliffe@slu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Crew, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Ice Hockey, Karate, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Spikeball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wilderness Adventure

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Karate, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Running, Soccer, Softball, Spikeball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wilderness Adventure

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Floor Hockey, Golf, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Non-Takcle Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Spikeball, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand/water)

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Athletic Directors

Christopher V. May (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Janet Oberle (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference
Mascot
Billiken
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aeronautics
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
American Law for Foreign Lawyers
American Studies
Analytics/Enterprise Systems
Anatomy
Anthropology
Applied Analytics
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Financial Economics
Art History
Athletic Training
Aviation
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences/General
Biosecurity/Disaster Preparedness
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classical Humanities
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science Technology
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Security Management
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Criminology/Professional Practice
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Curriculum & Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction
Cytotechnology
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts/General
Earth Sciences/General
Economics
Education
Educational Foundations
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education/Teaching
Emergency Management
Endodontics
Engineering
Engineering General
Engineering Physics
English
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Experimental Psychology
Family Therapy
Finance
Finance/General
Financial Analysis
Forensic Science
Forensic Science/Technology
French
General Health Studies
General Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German Studies
Greek/Latin Language/Literature
Health Administration
Health Care Ethics
Health Care Law
Health Data Science
Health Informatics
Health Information Management
Health Management
Health Sciences
Higher Education Administration
Historical Theology
History
Industrial Organization Psychology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Technology Management
Integrated/Applied Sciences
International Business
International Business/Marketing
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Studies
Investigative/Medical Sciences
Italian Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education/Teaching
Law
Leadership/Change Management
Leadership/Human Resource Management
Leadership/Organizational Development
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Marketing/Marketing Management/General
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Family Therapy
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Meteorology
Molecular Imaging/Therapeutics
Molecular Microbiology/Immunology
Music
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Dietetics
Occupational Sciences
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership/Technology
Organizational Studies
Orthodontics
Outcomes Research/Evaluation Sciences
Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Pharmacological/Physiological Science
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Project Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Studies
Public Policy Analysis/Administration
Public/Social Policy
Radiation Therapy
Russian Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Security/Strategic Intel
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Student Personnel Administration
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability
Teaching
Theatre
Theological Studies
Theology/Health Care Ethics
Urban Planning/Development
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

12,098

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

7,411
students

Female
60%
4,421

Male
40%
2,990

39%

4,687
students

Female
60%
2,834

Male
40%
1,853

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

6,725
students

Female
60%
4,006

Male
40%
2,719

10%

686
students

Female
61%
415

Male
39%
271

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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 15

Spring: January 10

Summer: May 10

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
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Spain
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stephanie Szczepanski
International Admissions Coordinator
314 977-2500
international@slu.edu

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