Saint Louis University

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world rank  545

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University Overview

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Louis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Madrid. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Saint Louis University (SLU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Louis University (SLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 201 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SLU
Founded 1818
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1 N Grand Boulevard
St. Louis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
63103-2097 Missouri
United States
T +1 (314) 977 2500
F +1
Other locations Madrid

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 221 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis 63103-2097
+1 (314) 977 2500
800 758 3678

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Saint Louis University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ACGME
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE
  • Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the Physician Assistant ARC-PA
  • American Bar Association ABA
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation ADA
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Aviation Accreditation Board International AABI
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education CAHIIM
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education COAMFTE
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education CAHME
  • Council for the Accreditation Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Council for Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • Council on Education for Public Health CEPH
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology JRCERT
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology JRCNMT
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education LCME
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education DESE
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences NAACLS
  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships NACEP
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Midwestern Undergraduate Private Engineering Colleges (MUPEC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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