Saint Louis University

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General Information

Admission Office

221 North Grand Boulevard

DuBourg Hall, Room 100

St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 977-2500

(800) 758-3678

Fax: (314) 977-7136

Contact: Jean Gilman

Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Main Address

221 North Grand Boulevard

Saint Louis, MO 63103

(314) 977-2222

Total undergrads: 7,814

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,645

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,635

Graduate enrollment: 3,210


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B


Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering Physics B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Engineering/Industrial Management B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing C
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Institutional Food Production C

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Greek, Modern B
Italian B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Medical Records Administration B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections B
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Saint Louis University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (314) 977-2222
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: One North Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63103-2097
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,799
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 77%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,206 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $45,424
Out-of-state Tuition: $45,424
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $29,203

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Saint Louis University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Louis University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 421
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1486
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 131251
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 221
Education 145
Engineering 711
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 62
Health Professions and Related Programs 2315157
History 111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 342
Legal Professions and Studies 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1221
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1111
Physical Sciences 433
Psychology 2143
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 122
Social Sciences 2571
Theology and Religious Vocations 111
Transportation and Materials Moving 111
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 501856837

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Louis University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $45,424
Out-of-state $45,424
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $21,534
Out-of-state $21,534

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,460 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,459 97% $29,203
Student loan aid 775 51% $8,302

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,432 66% $26,386
Federal student loans 3,269 33% $6,663

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Louis University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Saint Louis University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 15,573 6,098 9,475
Percent admitted 100% 58% 59%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 12% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Saint Louis University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,799
Undergraduate enrollment 8,332
Graduate enrollment 4,467

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Saint Louis University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
    • Magnetic Resonance (MR) - Programs for magnetic resonance technologists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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