Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. For more than 200 years, it has been providing students with a rigorous, transformative education of the whole person.
$44,700 (FY19-20 undergraduate tuition); 97 percent of first-time freshmen received aid as of June 2018.
SLU by the Numbers
undergraduate and graduate programs offered.
students + 6,312 enrolled in our advanced college credit program.
in institutional aid offered to students in fiscal year 2017.
of SLU's 2017 graduates completed their education without student debt.
alumni living in 50 states and 154 countries.
faculty members; 99 percent of tenured and tenure-track faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
endowment, as of December 2018.
in economic impact in the St. Louis metropolitan region each year.
17 graduate and undergraduate programs ranked among the top 50 in the country in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report.
Service and Student Life
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.
About 820 SLU students participate in international experiences each year. The Madrid, Spain campus is home to 826 students from 49 countries and can accommodate some type of study abroad experience for all of SLU's undergraduate majors.
500+ partner organizations serve as sites for volunteer and service learning opportunities for SLU students. SLU offered 87 service learning courses in fall 2018.
An average of 800 students of all faith backgrounds attend the 4:30 and 9 p.m. student Masses at Francis Xavier College Church each Sunday.
According to self-reported data, 94 percent of SLU's Class of 2018 were satisfied with their post-graduation path. SLU has more than 129,000 alumni living in all 50 states and 154 countries.