7,411
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,810
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Saint Louis University is a University institution located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One North Grand Boulevard
DuBourg Hall, Room 119
St. Louis, MO  63103
United States
Contact Jean M. Cox
Assistant Vice President, Office of Admission
Email: admission@slu.edu
Phone: 314-977-2500
Fax: 314-977-7136

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biostatistics Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical/medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Cytotechnology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Securities Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,431
Applied
8,653
Accepted
7,411
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

7,976
Females Applied
5,234
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,455
Males Applied
3,419
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Health exam

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th November 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th February 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 634 590 690
SAT Math 636 580 700
ACT Composite 28 25 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,540
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Fees

626
Full-time student fees
10,996
Room & board
6,124
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,810
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,013
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,978
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,303
Avg. Loan Aid
17,447
Avg. Grant Aid
27,300
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,411
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.53%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 67.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 10.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.79%
Other 0.81%

Gender

Male (40.35%)
Female (59.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
SLU Fair (student activities fair), Fall Welcome and Make A Difference Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Habitat for Humanity, Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Self-defense education, shuttle buses, foot and vehicle patrols, video cameras, identification of valuables (bike registration)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,134
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 701
Part-time - 433
Male - 533
Female - 601