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Saint Louis University has a variety of courses to choose from in summer and winter sessions. With an average class size of just 30 students and a curriculum that has been specifically designed for virtual learning, you'll have an online experience that reflects the quality you expect from SLU. Plus, take advantage of lower rates per credit hour, shorter sessions and focused attention from your instructor. See what's available: 

Summer Session 

Summer 2021 Dates
Term Date
Full Term May 24-August 15, 2021
Summer Three, Week A May 24-June 13, 2021
Summer Three, Week B July 26-August 15, 2021
Summer Four, Week A May 24-June 20, 2021
Summer Four, Week B July 19-August 15, 2021
Summer Five, Week A May 31-July 4, 2021
Summer Five, Week B July 11-August 15, 2021
Summer Six, Week A May 24-July 4, 2021
Summer Six, Week B July 5-August 15, 2021
Summer Eight, Week A May 24-July 18, 2021
Summer Eight, Week B June 21-August 15, 2021

Specialized eight-week term not listed.

Summer 2021 Tuition Rates

Tuition varies by SLU college or school but starts as low as $650 per hour for undergraduate courses.

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Summer Drop/Withdrawal Dates

Drop/withdrawal dates and refund schedules for summer vary by program. 

See Drop/Withdrawal and Tuition Refund Deadlines 

What Can You Take? 

Here are just a few of the 150 plus classes offered this Summer at SLU. Due to our small class sizes, spaces are limited, so registration for the below is not guaranteed. Reserve your spot ASAP.

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Neuroscience I
  • Calculus II
  • Physics I
  • Scientific Programming
  • Intro to Environmental Science
  • General Psychology
  • Ethics
  • Seminar in World Religions
  • World Geography
  • Intro to International Politics
  • Principles of Economics
  • The Urban Community
  • Human Communication and Culture
  • Theological Bioethics

See What's Available Now 

Visiting Young Scholars

Visiting Young Scholars are current high school students who have the aptitude to succeed in 1000/2000 division courses at Saint Louis University. Qualified high school juniors and seniors may sit in SLU courses at the St. Louis campus, Spain campus or online.

Learn More About Visiting Young Scholars

Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Students

Saint Louis University welcomes eligible undergraduate and graduate visiting students from any college or university to enroll in college credit courses at SLU, as well as all non-degree seeking undergraduate and graduate students wanting to take a course at SLU but who are not currently enrolled at another institution.

Visiting/Non-Degree students, either at the undergraduate or graduate level, are not formally pursuing a bachelor's degree or certificate at Saint Louis University (formal descriptions of admission classifications can be found here).  For example, students: 

  • Taking prerequisites or to enhance academic potential before applying to a degree/certificate program
  • Pursuing a bachelor's/master's degree or certificate elsewhere who plan to transfer credits to their home institutions
  • Exploring courses for personal growth or career advancement

Students are welcome to apply year-round for all sessions/semesters at SLU and must submit a new application for every semester they plan to enroll. 

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Winter Session

Looking to take classes over the winter break instead? The Saint Louis University winter session offers undergraduate, online three-credit hour courses during the holiday break (mid-December to mid-January). 

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Faculty/Staff Auditing Courses

Faculty or staff wishing to "sit-in"/audit a course should complete a Petition for Course Audit. If you are a faculty/staff member wanting to audit a class as non-degree seeking (not part of a particular program), please submit the form to jacob.wierson@slu.edu

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