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About the Chaifetz School of Business

As one of the first business schools in the American West, Saint Louis University’s Chaifetz School of Business has pioneered the future of industry for more than a century. Today, the Chaifetz School is home to engaged students, leading faculty and nationally ranked programs. But the Chaifetz School is a different kind of business school. 

Here, students learn through experience. They engage with the community and St. Louis’s thriving business scene to put their education into practice as business leaders for and with others. Through experiential learning, Chaifetz students develop the skills to create entrepreneurial solutions that drive business innovation and success.

And, the Chaifetz School’s commitment to inclusion, innovation and impact ensure we’re always moving forward to create the best possible business education for current students and opportunities for lifelong learning for alumni and our community.

The Chaifetz Difference

Where Mission Meets the Market

As a Jesuit institution, the Chaifetz School is committed to harnessing the power of business for good. That means our students learn the importance of a triple bottom-line, consider ethical implications of business decisions and enmesh themselves in our local and world community as they use their skills to make a positive difference. 

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Location Means Opportunity

With a metropolitan location blocks from Fortune 500’s, thriving start-up incubators, arts organizations and professional sport teams, the Chaifetz School’s location in the heart of St. Louis means endless opportunities for students, faculty and alumni.

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Leading Faculty

Chaifetz faculty are leaders in their field who define our understanding of business practice with their ongoing research. Their innovation in the classroom ensures students gain the critical skills required to succeed in business today and in the future. And 16:1 student to faculty ratio means Chaifetz students build meaningful relationships with our expert faculty, creating even more opportunities inside the classroom and in the community. 

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Nationally Ranked Programs

Strong tradition, continual innovation and commitment to student success all add up to an exceptional business education. So exceptional, that the Chaifetz School is home to nationally ranked programs by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and Poets&Quants for Undergrads. 

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