Graduate Program Admission
Be Prepared to Transform Communities as a Leader and Global Citizen Through a Graduate Degree from Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University's graduate programs lead to a range of academic degrees, including Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy. In addition, many academic departments at SLU offer graduate certificate programs and accelerated or dual-degree options.
In all, SLU offers more than 80 post-baccalaureate and professional degree programs, with many earning national recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Graduate Schools” edition.
Focused on advanced degrees in health care, STEM, business, law, the humanities, education
and more, 13 colleges, schools and centers at SLU offer master's and Ph.D. programs, both online and on the ground at our St. Louis,
Missouri, and Madrid, Spain campuses.
Your Next Academic Home
Graduate Admission Requirements
Admission requirements for SLU graduate programs vary. Visit the program’s page to learn about specific admission criteria. In general, most graduate programs at SLU require applicants to:
The application collects education history, writing samples and letters of recommendation. The non-refundable application fee for most programs is $65. The application fee may vary if your program requires application through another system. Contact your program of interest if you are unsure of the specific application requirements.
Transcripts and Credentials During COVID-19
Due to the spread of COVID-19, we will only be accepting electronic application credentials, including official transcripts. We strongly encourage applicants to reach out to their previously attended institutions to determine if they are equipped to send official transcripts to us through an e-delivery service. If the institution has e-delivery capabilities, please follow their process for sending official transcripts to Saint Louis University Graduate Admission. We can also accept transcripts emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org from a prior institution's registrar office as official.
Out of care and concern for our students, we will accept unofficial transcripts to allow for your application to be reviewed for admission. Please send unofficial transcripts as an attachment to email@example.com. Please include your name and program applied to in the subject line of the email. Official transcripts will be required to finalize your admission, prior to the end of your first semester of enrollment.
Each department has different requirement standards. Prospective students should contact each school for specific information regarding test score requirements.
In addition, international students are required to:
- Meet English language requirements by earning minimum TOEFL or IELTS scores.