Saint Louis University

One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO

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Saint Louis University provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Saint Louis, MO and operated as a private institution. The Roman Catholic affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Approximately eighteen thousand students are enrolled yearly at SLU.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to Saint Louis University achieve an SAT score between 1078 to 1330, or an ACT composite score within the range of 25 to 30. This school has an acceptance rate of about 62 percent of which only 21 percent decided to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at slu.edu.

Tuition is approximately $37,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing is available for students, which costs about $5,900 per year. Students enrolled at SLU may qualify for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Saint Louis University has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Students may visit the Saint Louis University website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Saint Louis University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to Saint Louis University.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English25 - 32
ACT ® Math24 - 29
ACT ® Composite Score25 - 30

Acceptance Rate Table

The table below lists the chances of getting into Saint Louis University.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants13,389
Granted Admissions8,626 (64%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,638 (19%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Saint Louis University is around 18,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 71% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $38,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,500 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$17,104
Receiving Student Loans57%$7,171

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 5%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Saint Louis University may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 71%, Saint Louis University is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Graduating in 5 Years10%
Graduating in 6 Years61%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetics Program (more info)
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program (more info)
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program (more info)
  • Physical Therapy (P.T.) Program (more info)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program (more info)
  • Health Services Administration Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.) Program (more info)
  • Radiation Therapist Program
  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
  • Art and Design Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saint Louis University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Track and Field (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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