Saint Louis University: Ranking & Review

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St. Louis Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 174 499
Top 3%

Saint Louis University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%63%66%
Applicants13,4315,4557,976
Admissions8,6533,4195,234
Enrolled undergraduates1,6336121,021
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,5815,7508,831

2,235 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,202 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores220
Percent of students submitting SAT scores13%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
640
Math
640

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,477
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
29
ACT Math
26

Saint Louis University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $57,214 $57,214
Off-campus $57,214 $57,214
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,996 and other expenses per full academic year.

Saint Louis University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,048 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $41,540 $41,540
Fees for full-time undergraduates $626 $626
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,450 $1,450
Tuition for Full-time graduates $19,800 $19,800
Fees for full-time graduates $546 $546
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,100 $1,100

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 25 542 439 303 1,309
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16 389 177 1 583
Engineering 159 27 7 193
Legal Professions and Studies 3 154 157
Education 43 35 61 139
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 91 21 19 131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 30 85 4 119
Psychology 65 24 16 105
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 98 98
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1 55 11 67
Social Sciences 37 28 65
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 8 31 13 52
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 3 39 3 45
English Language and Literature & Letters 22 4 16 42
Physical Sciences 24 11 7 42
Transportation and Materials Moving 23 1 24
Theology and Religious Vocations 10 7 5 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2 6 9 19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9 10 19
History 7 4 6 17
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5 5 6 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 14 15
Visual and Performing Arts 14 14
Natural Resources and Conservation 10 10
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 8 1 9
Mathematics and Statistics 4 4 1 9
Architecture and Related Services 6 6
Grand Total561,7239326163,327

A total of 1,779 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Saint Louis University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,548 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%73%81%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesSLU
Founded1818
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,866
Instructional FTE1,373
Research FTE94
Public Service FTE29
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.slu.edu
AddressOne North Grand Blvd
St. Louis, Missouri, 63103-2097
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone3149772222

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