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- Guide to St. Louis, Missouri
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Guide to St. Louis, Missouri
Saint Louis University is in St. Louis, Missouri, in the middle of the United States.
Attractions: St. Louis is home to landmarks and traditions you will want to experience.
The Arch, known as the gateway to the American West and the tallest monument in the United States (192 meters)
Forest Park, larger than Central Park in New York City and home to several outstanding museums, all of which are free
Professional sports games, including baseball with the 10-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, football with the St. Louis Rams, hockey with the St. Louis Blues and more
Careers: There are great opportunities in the St. Louis region. The headquarters of Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Monsanto and Express Scripts are located in St. Louis. A vast network of Saint Louis University alumni are working in St. Louis -- and all over the world.
Population: The St. Louis metropolitan region has nearly 3 million people, with more than 350,000 residents in the city itself.
Weather: St. Louis has four distinct seasons. In the summer, it's hot enough to go swimming, and in the winter, you might see snow.
Location: Because St. Louis is centrally located, when you are studying here, you will be close to any place you want to visit in America. By airplane, it's three hours to Los Angeles, two hours to New York and less than an hour to Chicago.