Saint Louis University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1818, it is one of the 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and is the oldest university west of the Mississippi. It is also the second oldest Jesuit university in the United States, next to Georgetown University.
Recognized as one of the top research institutions in the United States, Saint Louis University has been in the business of providing quality education, leadership and community service for over two centuries. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and is organized into various colleges and schools, all located within the main campus. These include the College of Arts and Sciences; John Cook School of Business, Daisy College of Health Sciences, College of Education and Public Service, Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, College of Philosophy and Letters, School for Professional Studies, School of Public Health, School of Social Work, and the branch campus in Madrid, Spain which was established in 1967.
There are currently over 13,000 students enrolled at the university under the tutelage of fulltime faculty members, 99% of whom hold the highest degree possible in their chosen field. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 and the average class size no more than 23 students. This guarantees students of a focused, one-on-one interaction with their professors.
On-campus housing is available for all students. Almost 89% of freshman students live on campus.
Although tuition and costs vary depending on the chosen degree program, students are assured of financial aid in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Saint Louis University.