Saint Louis University encourages you to apply using our free online application. All applications are thoroughly reviewed with the highest degree of individual care and consideration. Here’s what we’re looking for:
Solid academic performance in college preparatory coursework is a primary consideration when we review your freshman application.
To be considered for admission, you must be graduating from high school, have an acceptable HiSET exam score or take the General Education Development (GED) test.
Prospective students are also strongly encouraged to present five academic courses for each of their four years of high school, including:
Academic programs within the Doisy College of Health Sciences require high school natural sciences courses in biology and chemistry. Physics is strongly recommended for physical therapy applicants.
If you earned college credit during high school through Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment or 1-8-1-8 courses, please refer to the Advanced Placement Examination Chart for more information on transferring those credits to SLU.
College admission test scores (ACT or SAT) are used as indicators of your ability to meet the academic rigors of SLU and qualifiers for certain University scholarship programs. Official ACT and/or SAT test scores can be sent to us electronically by the testing company or will be accepted if included on official high school transcripts.
International applicants are required to demonstrate their English language proficiency, which can be done by submitting any one of the following:
SLU reserves the right to require additional testing of any incoming student's English skills. Our ETS code for TOEFL is 6629. Scores are considered valid for two years.
You must submit the following items to complete your application for admission. Your application will only be reviewed after all items have been received.
Transcripts should be sent by the issuing institution(s) to: Saint Louis University, Office of Admission, One North Grand Boulevard, DuBourg Hall, Room 119, St. Louis, MO 63103-2097.
As part of our application process for undergraduate students, you will be asked to answer one of the following questions in about 400 words:
Though not required for admission, the following items are strongly encouraged:
There are additional requirements to complete your application if you are applying to the music or studio-art programs: