Top 15 Reasons to Study at SLU-Madrid


At SLU-Madrid, we realize that students need to consider many factors when selecting a college: size, location, degree offerings, and campus life just to name a few. Here's our list of the top 15 reasons to study at SLU-Madrid:

  1. An American Education in Madrid, Spain. Live in a vibrant, European capital while completing your fully accredited U.S. bachelor's degree.  
  2. Two Campuses. You can earn credits toward your degree at SLU-Madrid or at the campus in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., or by combining time on both.
  3. Academic Variety. At SLU-Madrid, students complete coursework for 100 different degree programs—including non-traditional study abroad fields such as engineering and nursing.
  4. A Truly Multicultural Community. Our students come from the United States, Spain and over 65 other countries.
  5. Distinguished, international faculty. SLU-Madrid faculty have studied in many of the world's top universities and are recognized leaders in their academic fields.
  6. Language Skills. Gain fluency in English and Spanish, the world's two most important languages according to the Human Development Index.
  7. Personalized attention. Our student to teacher ratio is 11:1.
  8. Career Services. We offer individualized attention to help you find internships, determine your career path, get into graduate school and more.
  9. Decades of experience. SLU-Madrid has just celebrated its 50th anniversary. The St. Louis Campus, which dates back to 1818, is approaching its 200th anniversary.
  10. Affordability. Our tuition rates are approximately 40% lower than comparable private universities in the U.S.
  11. Travel opportunities We have study abroad agreements with universities in Belgium, Sao Paolo, Japan, and more.
  12. Highly ranked. SLU is considered among the top 100 U.S. universities (source: US News & World Report).
  13. Location. Madrid has some of the world's finest art museums, an incredible music scene, beautiful parks, world-class soccer teams and so much more. Home to 230,000 university students, it is alive with learning and social activities that last through the night.
  14. Our Facilities. SLU-Madrid is a four-year college campus located in a quiet residential neighborhood between the university district and the bustling city center.
  15. Pursue Your Passion! The Office of Student Life organizes an abundance of trips, service opportunities, and clubs that cater to a wide variety of interests.

Don't miss this short video highlighting the top advantages to studying at SLU-Madrid.

Contact admissions with any questions: admissions-madrid@slu.edu

August 1, 2017
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