SLU: Change the world. Start here.
International students choose to pursue their US degrees at SLU because of its challenging, career-minded approach to education. We have 12 undergraduate and graduate programs that rank in the top 50 in the US, according to U.S. News & World Report 2023. These include programs in business, engineering, law and the humanities. Get support throughout your degree program at INTO SLU, giving you safe study abroad experiences with other international students at a leading US university. Our welcoming, diverse community will help you feel comfortable here in the US. We rank the No. 3 Most Engaged School for Community Service by Princeton Review 2023.
Located in the center of St. Louis, you'll find academic and professional opportunities just around the corner from your dorm room. Attend class on campus, then head to your internship or research study. St. Louis ranks among the top 7 US innovation districts (Brookings Institute 2019) with business, finance, health care, aerospace, technology and bioscience industries. Saint Louis was ranked as the #1 city for new graduates to start a career (Insurify 2022).
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SLU is an institution that nurtures students' values like
- Achieving academic excellence
- Groundbreaking research
- A strong sense of community service.
Life in Saint Louis
St. Louis, also known as the Gateway City, is rich in American history. Its nickname comes from the iconic Gateway Arch, standing 192 meters above the Mississippi River. Other attractions in the city include
- Forest Park - #1 city park in the United States (USA Today Readers' Choice Awards 2022)
- The St. Louis Zoo - free and located in Forest Park
- The St. Louis Art Museum - free and located in Forest Park
- The St. Louis Science Center - free and located in Forest Park
- City Museum - a cultural landmark of industrial, repurposed materials to make a fantastic urban playground for all ages
Dedicated support while you study
INTO SLU Student Services creates an empowering experience for you that promotes learning, engagement and success. We will help you transition to university life in the US. We assist with
- Housing coordination
- Student wellness
- Airport transfers
- Planning trips and activities
- Peer-to-peer assistance from student ambassadors
SLU on-campus residence halls are the best place to call home. Our residential communities will
- Support your academic pursuits
- Challenge you to grow as an individual
- Help develop relationships with peers