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Saint Louis University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT 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 A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Saint Louis is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in St. Louis, Missouri. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,691 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Saint Louis acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Nursing, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Biology. Graduating 79% of students, Saint Louis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $45,700.

About

ONE NORTH GRAND BLVD
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63103
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic 10 Conference

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Saint Louis University Rankings

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SLU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1170-1380
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$31,098 / 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
$29,203 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 122 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 147 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 146 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
11
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,691 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,641
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Every Billiken is unique!
    27%
  • Accepting, involved, and very friendly.
    25%
  • Catholic
    11%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Rich
    6%
  • Down to earth
    5%
  • Kind poor because the tuition is too expensive
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
66%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 180 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 193 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 95 responses
  • MEDIUM-SIZED
    59%
  • Nice size
    19%
  • Academics
    6%
  • Huge
    5%
  • Small
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

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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