Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit university ranked among the top research institutions in the nation. SLU fosters the intellectual and character development of over 14,000 students on campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818, it's the oldest university west of the Mississippi River and the second-oldest Jesuit university in the United States. Through teaching, research, health care and community service, Saint Louis University has provided one-of-a-kind education, leadership and service for 194 years.
With nearly 100 undergraduate majors and more than 70 graduate and professional programs, students from all 50 states and nearly 69 countries travel to SLU to pursue a top notch education in a broad range of studies. Students take advantage of SLU's highly ranked programs in business, law and engineering, special opportunities such as direct-entry nursing and health sciences programs, early admission to the University's medical and law schools and an extensive list of study-abroad programs.
SLU education extends far beyond the classroom.
SLU offers students something rare in higher education: the opportunity to study at a place where academic achievement and scientific advancement unite with a commitment to community and Jesuit values. Here, 99 percent of faculty members hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. SLU students get to do more than just sit in class; they collaborate with premier scholars and researchers and conduct research that will transform their disciplines and the lives of others.
Around the world, SLU students are putting their education into practice. Six months after graduation, 93 percent of our graduates are either working or in graduate or professional school. SLU alumni have written books and produced Broadway musicals, become mayors of major cities, presidents of countries and even worked with Mother Theresa and the Haitian Ambassador to America, Raymond Joseph. Billiken alumni are also highly successful doctors, lawyers, physical therapists, engineers and social workers.
Learn more about SLU at slu.edu and beabilliken.com.
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