Programs at Saint Louis University

Programs

INTO Saint Louis University programs

Direct Entry to Saint Louis University

Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of secondary/high school degree or equivalent
  • In-country equivalent of 3.0 high school GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT or ACT may be required for some programs
  • 400-word written essay in English (statement of purpose)
  • TOEFL score of 80, IELTS score of 6.5 and SLU Writing Examination 4

Graduate Entry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3.0 or higher GPA on a US 4.0 scale
  • TOEFL score of 80+, IELTS score of 6.5+ or PTEA score of 54+ and SLU Writing Examination 4+

If you meet all of these criteria, you may apply directly to Saint Louis University.

If you do not meet these criteria, we encourage you to apply to a Pathway or Academic English program.

Pathway Programs and Academic English

INTO Saint Louis University Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university.

Academic English is an intensive English program for students who want to become confident English speakers before enrolling in a Pathway program or applying directly to Saint Louis University. Select a program below to learn more:

Undergraduate Pathway Programs

Undergraduate Pathway in Aeronautics

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Aeronautics with a concentration in Aviation Management or Flight Science.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $40,500, 1-Semester Pathway from $23,290
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $42,160, 1-Semester Pathway from $24,250
Careers: Commercial Pilot, Military Pilot, Flight Instructor, Airport Manager, Airline Executives
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 54 or Password Level 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4- and PBT 537

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Aerospace Engineering

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Aerospace Engineer, Materials Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Arts

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Art History, Music, Studio Art or Theatre.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Artist, Art Historian, Music Teacher, Actor, Theater Technician, Art Teacher
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Business

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations available in Accounting, Analytics and Enterprise Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Technology Management, International Business, Leadership and Human Resource Management, Marketing or Sports Business.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $40,500, 1-Semester Pathway from $23,290
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $42,160, 1-Semester Pathway from $24,250
Careers: Manager, Accountant, Financial Advisor, Business Analyst, Investment Banker, Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneur
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 54 or Password Level 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4- and PBT 537

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Computer Science

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Computer Systems Specialist, Programmer, Systems Analyst, Web Developer
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Biomedical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Computer Systems Specialist, Mechanical Engineer, Drafter, Materials Engineer
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies

This Pathway program leads to a variety of bachelor's degrees in the arts and sciences, engineering, aviation and technology, public health and social justice, and education.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: This pathway leads to a variety of career options depending on your choice of major.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Health Information Management

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Health Information Management.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Health Information Manager, Athletic Trainer, Cytotechnologist, Forensic Scientist, MRI Technologist, Laboratory Healthcare Professional, Nuclear Medical Technologist, Dietitian, Radiation Therapist
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Mathematics and Statistics

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Biostatistics or Mathematics.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Mathematician, Statistician, Actuary, Math Teacher, or other opportunities in fields such as Computer Science, Finance, Biomathematics, Cryptography, Operations Research
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA 
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Science

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Cytotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Geology, Geophysics, Investigative and Medical Sciences, Meteorology, Neuroscience, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics or Radiation Therapy.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $40,500
2017-18: from $42,160
Careers: Biochemist, Biologist, Chemist, Environmental Scientist, Forensic Scientist, Geologist, Geophysicist, Meteorologist, Neuroscientist
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 510

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway Programs

Graduate Pathway in Applied Financial Economics

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Applied Financial Economics.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,952
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,950
Careers: Research Analyst, Policy Analyst, Data Analyst, Economist, Strategy Analyst, Securities Analyst, Market Forecaster, Doctoral Student
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 78 or IELTS 6.0 or PTEA 52 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 547
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 83 or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 56 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4- and PBT 557

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: There are many employment opportunities for graduates in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare and software industries, as well as academic, private and governmental research labs.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or closely related field with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 70 (with 13+ subscores in reading & listening) or IELTS 6.0 (with 5.5+ subscores in reading & listening) or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 523

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Business Administration

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,952
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,950
Careers: Marketing Professional, Manager, Accountant, Financial Services Representative, HR Specialist, Business Analyst
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 78 or IELTS 6.0 or PTEA 52 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 547
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 83 or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 56 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4- and PBT 557

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Engineering

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Aerospace Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Engineering or closely related field with a 3.0 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 6.0 or PTEA 48 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 523

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Health Data Science

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Health Data Science.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Data Scientist within the healthcare industry
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Biology or closely related field with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 70 (with 13+ subscores in reading & listening) or IELTS 6.0 (with 5.5+ subscores in reading & listening) or PTEA 48 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 523

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Law (LLM)

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Laws in American Law for Foreign Lawyers.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Graduates in the Master of Law in American Law for Foreign Lawyers might find work in International Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Regulatory Law, Corporate or NGO Law.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: First degree in law adequate for Bar qualification in home country with a 2.9 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 or PTEA 52 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4 and PBT 547

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Law (JD)

This Pathway program leads to a Juris Doctor for Foreign Lawyers.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Graduates of the Juris Doctorate for Foreign Lawyers may sit the bar in any US state. Areas of focus might include International Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Regulatory Law, Corporate or NGO Law.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: First degree in law adequate for Bar qualification in home country with a 3.0 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 90 or IELTS 7.0 or PTEA 60 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4+ and PBT 577

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Supply Chain Management

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Supply Chain Management.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,952
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $32,960, 1-Semester Pathway from $18,950
Careers: Supply Chain Analyst, Logistics Manager, Purchasing Manager, Transport Manager, Fulfillment Manager.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 78 or IELTS 6.0 or PTEA 52 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 547
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 83 or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 56 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 4- and PBT 557

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Sustainability

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Sustainability.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Graduates of the Master of Science in Sustainability might be employed in fields such as business, finance, technology, higher education, engineering, government, nonprofit, consulting, and other industries.
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 75 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 537

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Urban Planning and Development

This Pathway program leads to a Master of Science degree in Urban Planning and Development.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters
Start dates: August
Fees: From $32,960
Careers: Transport Planner, Environment Planner, City Planner, Economic Development Director, Economic Diversification Coordinator, Urban Planning Professional
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language: TOEFL iBT 75 or IELTS 6.0 or PTEA 50 or Academic English Level 6 and SLU Writing Examination (SLUWE) 3+ and PBT 537

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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English Language Program

Academic English

Academic English is designed for students who do not meet the English language entry requirements for an Undergraduate Pathway. Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO SLU Undergraduate Pathway program or apply directly to SLU.

Key course facts
Course length: Minimum enrollment of one 12 or 16-week term (3 terms offered per year)
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $7,400 per semester
2017-18: from $7,550 per semester
Entry requirements
Age: 16 years and older
Academic: Secondary/high school degree or equivalent with a 2.75 GPA
English language:  None; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival 

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Cost estimates 

For I-20 purposes, all international students must submit an Affidavit of Support, which is part of the application process. Students must show sufficient funds to cover expenses for one academic year. These numbers are based on estimated costs of attendance and are subject to change.

2016-17 Academic Year

Cost Description Tuition & Fees Housing & Meals Books Health Insurance Other Total
Academic English
(1 semester)
$7,400 $7,040 $600 $1,122 $2,235 $18,397
Academic English
(2 semesters)
$14,800 $14,080 $1,200 $2,244 $4,470 $36,794
Academic English
(3 semesters)
$22,200 $21,120 $1,800 $3,366 $6,705 $55,191
Undergraduate 2-Semester Pathway  $40,500 $14,080 $1,200 $2,244 $4,470 $62,494
Graduate 2-Semester Pathway  $32,960 $15,020 $1,200 $2,244 $4,470 $55,894

2017-18 Academic Year

Cost Description Tuition & Fees Housing & Meals Books  Health Insurance Other Total
Undergraduate 2-Semester Pathway $42,160 $14,840 $1,210 $2,400 $1,030 $61,640
Undergraduate 1-Semester Pathway  $24,250 $7,420 $605 $1,200 $515 $33,990
Graduate 2-Semester Pathway  $32,960 $13,080 $1,210 $2,400 $6,440 $56,090
Graduate 1-Semester Pathway  $18,950 $6,540 $605 $1,200 $3,220 $30,515
Academic English (1 semester) $7,550 $7,420 $605 $1,200 $515 $17,290

If there is more than one financial sponsor, each sponsor must complete an Affidavit of Support indicating a specific dollar amount of annual support.

Students cannot confirm their place or receive an I-20 until required financial documents are on file.


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