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A college education is one of the most important investments you can make in yourself, and that's why Saint Louis University provides you with individual assistance and the very best resources throughout the entire financial aid process.

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 Saint Louis University offers and awards students numerous scholarships, grants, loans and work opportunities.

Ways to Finance a SLU Degree


Grants are awarded based on need and do not have to be repaid.

Explore Grant Opportunities


Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, talent, service and leadership and do not have to be repaid.

Explore SLU Scholarships


Loans can be borrowed from federal or private sources in the student or parent's name and must be repaid.

Learn More About Loans


Student work study provides an opportunity to work part-time and earn money for your education.

Learn About Work Study at SLU

Payment Plans

Payment plans allow families to make payments throughout the semester.

See Payment Plan Options

SLU offers many scholarships, grants, loans and work opportunities. Based on these resources, our student financial counselors will put the best available package together for you. In addition, special aid opportunities are available to upperclassmen to help ensure you are able to continue your education at SLU.

Download SLU's Financial Aid Guides

Financial Aid Guide for Undergraduate Students 

Financial Aid Guide for Graduate/Professional Students