Saint Louis University: Review & Facts

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Saint Louis University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 17,640 students enrolled. This college was established in 1818 and is one of the 28 colleges located in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Saint Louis University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
106
At Saint Louis University you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Saint Louis University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 106 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Medical, Nursing, and Law. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
88%
Saint Louis University student retention rate is high at 88% (well above Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Saint Louis University is good - 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Louis University is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,400
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $34,800 per year. The additional fees at Saint Louis University (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; this comes to $35,400 a year.

Read the details about Saint Louis University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
According to recent data, 13,326 applications were submitted and 8,579 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Saint Louis University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Saint Louis University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Louis University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Saint Louis University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 3,900 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, around $5,400 per academic year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Saint Louis University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Saint Louis University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Louis University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Louis University, One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097, USA
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