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Saint Louis University
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  • 4 Year
  • ST. LOUIS, MO

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

1 N. GRAND BLVD.
ST. LOUIS, MO 63103
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic 10 Conference
From Saint Louis University

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic institutions. Rooted in Jesuit values and with a pioneering history as the first university west of the Mississippi River, SLU offers nearly 13,000 students a rigorous, transformative education of the whole person on our St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain, campuses. At the core of the University's diverse community of scholars is SLU's service-focused mission, which challenges and prepares students to make the world a better, more just place.

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Saint Louis University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
November 1
Acceptance Rate
56%
SAT Range
1160-1370
ACT Range
25-31
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,872 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,590 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 122 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 149 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 148 responses

Majors

Academic Excellence

The academic experience at Saint Louis University will encourage you think critically and challenge assumptions. You'll apply what you're learning in the classroom to real-world settings, from labs to clinics to internships and service sites.

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    65%
  • On Campus
    17%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,847 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
876
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 95 responses
  • Every Billiken is unique!
    27%
  • Accepting, involved, and very friendly.
    24%
  • Catholic
    11%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Down to earth
    6%
  • Rich
    6%
  • Kind poor because the tuition is too expensive
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
66%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 182 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 195 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • MEDIUM-SIZED
    58%
  • Nice size
    19%
  • Academics
    7%
  • Huge
    5%
  • Small
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
79%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 80 responses

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