Fast Facts about SLU
The Saint Louis University Profile is available in pdf format.
Religious affiliation: Catholic, Jesuit and welcoming individuals of all faiths and backgrounds. Learn more about our Jesuit mission.
Location: St. Louis, Missouri -- in the city's arts district, five minutes from the Gateway Arch on the Mississippi Riverfront. A second campus is located in Madrid, Spain. View a list of St. Louis attractions.
Enrollment: More than 8,800 undergraduates and 5,100 graduate students (including medical and law students) from all 50 states and nearly 70 countries.
Admission stats: In fall 2012, the average admitted freshman had an ACT score of 27.25 and a 3.75 GPA.
Majors and programs: Nearly 100 undergraduate programs and more than 70 graduate programs. Learn more about each of our majors and academic programs.
Student-faculty ratio: 12-1
Average class size: 24.4
Faculty excellence: 99 percent of tenured and tenure-track faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
Tuition: $34,740 (2012-13 undergraduate tuition). View the full list of tuition and rates.
Financial aid: 97 percent of freshmen receive scholarships or financial assistance.
On-campus living: 90 percent of freshmen live on campus.
Athletics: NCAA Division I in 18 sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball; part of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Learn more on the official Billiken Athletics site.
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