Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University Continuing Education and Professional Development

English As A Second Language

Saint Louis University welcomes international students from all countries at most levels of English skills. International students include individuals from foreign countries who are seeking a university degree and should be entering or have entered the United States with a student visa.

Direct Admission

Non-native English-speaking students who score above 80 on the TOEFL iBT and above 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam are eligible to apply for direct admission to a specific academic program at Saint Louis University. These students should apply at slu.edu/undergraduate-admission/international-admission.

English as a Second Language Program

Under the College of Arts & Sciences, English as a Second Language Program offers various levels of ESL instruction. For more information about the ESL Program and the application process, please visit INTO SLU website http://www.intohigher.com/us/en-us/the-universities/into-saint-louis-university/studying/about-into-saint-louis-university.aspx. 

Please, be aware that the ESL Program is currently in transition, and the website is under construction. All application questions can be directed to INTOadmissions@slu.edu. For general information about the ESL Program, please contact eapslu@slu.edu