Points for this activity were reversed because you removed the college from your Data Locker.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed the scholarship from your Data Locker.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to start your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to start your College List.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed SAT or ACT scores from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed application details from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed activities and awards from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed your weighted GPA from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to complete your Admissions Profile.
Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
Admissions Tracker Results for this college class only include "new SAT" scores. Your scores are not displaying because your Admissions Profile appears to contain "old SAT" scores. If you took the "new SAT", please update your scores in your Profile. Once you update your Profile, your scores will display here. Update your SAT scores.
Get 2000 CD$ when you sign up for the COLLEGEdata Dollars Program!  Learn More
Get 2000 CD$ when you sign up for the COLLEGEdata Dollars Program!
Learn More or see the Terms and Conditions

COLLEGE PROFILE

Saint Louis University

St. Louis, MO

Saint Louis University, founded in 1818, is a private, church-affiliated university. Challenged by outstanding faculty and a modern, value-centered curriculum reflecting the Jesuit tradition, students are prepared to contribute to society and to be effective leaders of social change in the Saint Louis University tradition. Faculty, staff and students are committed to five educational principles: competence, commitment, conscience, community and compassion for others. The university is guided by the spiritual and educational ideals of the Society of Jesus, which accentuate the pursuit of truth, service to humanity and cultural and philosophical diversity. It is the Catholic, Jesuit identity and the character of the institution that make Saint Louis University unique. Its 254-acre campus is located two miles from downtown St. Louis.

Web Sitewww.slu.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students7,454
   Women4,402 (59.1%)
   Men3,052 (40.9%)
Graduate Students4,826

ADMISSION

Entrance Difficulty 
Overall Admission Rate65% of 12,737 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.89
SAT Math570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading550-660 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite28 average
24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$57,214
Tuition and Fees
$42,166
Room and Board
$10,996
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Freshman Award$29,211
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$33,299

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
732
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

St. Louis Population318,172
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 46% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBilliken
Sororities25% of women participate
Fraternities 15% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.8% Asian
6.7% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.1% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students6.1% from 59 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
65.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
51%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
39.0%
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at Saint Louis University and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to Saint Louis University.

CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.65 3.91 592 580 28
Low 1.71 1.71 510 510 19
High 4.00 4.98 740 690 34
YOU ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend Saint Louis University ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.

DID YOU KNOW?

• SLU sports teams are named the Billikens, after a squat, Grinch-like statuette that was popular in the U.S. around 1910.

• SLU's Parks College is the first certified college of aviation in the U.S.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2017 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.
Videos 
Loading...
For Students Age 18 and Older

Have you received a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit card?

Learn how to qualify for a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit Card


1st Financial Bank believes students who pick colleges wisely will also want to learn how to use credit cards wisely.

cd$ My Data Locker

You must be logged in to view your Data Locker Dashboard

Log in to see all of your saved colleges, scholarships, articles, profiles and searches in one place. Access your Dashboard from any page.

COLLEGEdata Dollars are
points you earn by
completing certain
COLLEGEdata activities

Ways to earn
COLLEGEdata Dollars:

  • Complete your Admissions Profile.
  • Add colleges to your College Choices.
  • Update your Admissions Statuses.
  • Use the College Match tool.

What are COLLEGEdata Dollars (CD$)?

COLLEGEdata Dollars (CD$) are points you earn by completing certain COLLEGEdata activities. The maximum number of CD$ you can redeem is 5000. Once you have earned at least 2500 CD$, you can redeem them for $25, which will be provided to you on a Loyalty Card, and once you earn another 2500 CD$, you can redeem those CD$ for a second $25, which will also be provided to you on a Loyalty Card.

Earn points and redeem them for
U.S. Dollars

Complete certain COLLEGEdata activities (for example, signing up, starting your Admissions Profile, searching for colleges, calculating your chances for admission, searching for scholarships, updating your Profile with your admission decisions). Each activity is worth a specific amount of points (CD$). You can redeem the points you earn for U.S. Dollars that will be issued to you in the form of a 1st Financial Bank USA Loyalty Mastercard®.

How do I earn COLLEGEdata Dollars?

You can earn CD$ by completing certain COLLEGEdata activities. As soon as you sign up and activate your COLLEGEdata account, explore COLLEGEdata and begin completing COLLEGEdata activities to earn points.

Here is a full list of COLLEGEdata activities for which you may earn CD$ and the number of CD$ you can earn by completing each activity.*

Activity
CD$
×
Congratulations!
+ CD$
You just earned COLLEGEdata Dollars!
Check your CD$ Dashboard at the bottom of the page to view your CD$ balance, find other activities that you can complete to earn CD$, and redeem the CD$ you have earned for U.S. Dollars.