Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities.
Jesuit (Society of Jesus)
12,853 — 8,155 undergraduates and 4,698 graduate/professional students from all 50 states and 75 foreign countries
127,249 living in 50 states and 154 countries
Nearly 90 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate programs. Explore our majors.
18 graduate and undergraduate programs ranked among the top 100 in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Browse other key rankings.
99 percent of tenured and tenure-track faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
- Arts and Sciences
- Engineering, Aviation and Technology
- Health Sciences
- Philosophy and Letters
- Professional Studies (Online)
- Public Health and Social Justice
- Social Work
$1.15 billion (as of December 2017)
$41,540 (FY18 undergraduate tuition); 96 percent of first-time freshmen receive aid.
44 percent of SLU's 2017 graduates completed their education without student debt.
$52.5 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2016. See key research accomplishments.
SLU generates more than $715 million in economic impact in the St. Louis metropolitan region each year and supports more than 6,800 jobs in the region.
Service and Student Life
1.75 million hours of service completed by students, faculty and staff annually
About 530 SLU students study abroad each year. The Madrid campus is home to 755 students from 43 countries.
SLU was the first Jesuit university to receive the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.
NCAA Division I in 18 sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball; member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Get schedules, scores and more.
The Billiken, a symbol of things as they ought to be, who also brings good luck.
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