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Stay local. Experience global.

St. Louis is recognized as one of the great cities for college students. Attending Saint Louis University offers you a fresh perspective on your hometown — and a new way of seeing the world.

It's not too late to apply for fall 2018. Visit campus anytime and see what makes SLU so unique, or request more information

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To learn more about the reasons so many St. Louis-area student choose SLU, keep reading. 

Hometown Connections

As one of the top 100 national universities in the country, SLU offers outstanding academics in a beautiful, engaging campus setting, which is why so many talented students from the St. Louis-area and throughout the nation choose SLU.

At SLU, you can choose from almost 90 undergraduate programs. When you're not in the classroom, there are nearly 200 student organizations on campus to suit the interests you have now and those you have yet to discover. 


No matter how well you know St. Louis, there's always something new to discover. Saint Louis University makes it easy to incorporate everything our dynamic city has to offer into your college experience. From the many diverse neighborhoods that make up the St. Louis area to the more than 25 museums and libraries — you already know there's a lot to love about this city.

At SLU, you'll find unique opportunities to get involved in the St. Louis community. Area businesses — from Fortune 500 companies to startups — along with non-profits, world-class hospitals and research institutions, offer outstanding options for internships, practicum and other hands-on learning. More than 52,000 SLU alumni live in the St. Louis, giving you a network of connected Billikens to engage with before and after graduation. Additionally, some of the city's premier arts and cultural venues are steps away from campus, and service to the community is woven into academics and student life at SLU.

SLU-Madrid and a World of Possibilities 

Not only will SLU introduce you to new aspects of St. Louis, the Saint Louis University experience will undoubtedly expand your worldview, too. You'll study alongside a diverse group of students from all 50 states and nearly 80 countries and have the opportunity to study abroad at more than 45 universities around the world, including SLU-Madrid, SLU's campus in Spain.