About SLU

SLU is the No. 103 best national university and the No. 48 best value school in the US, according to U.S. News and World Report 2021. Our quality education will prepare you for a successful career in your chosen field. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in areas like health and business. On our campus, you will receive the support of a community that cares about the success of international students.

Explore St. Louis steps from your dorm

  • SLU, located in the heart of downtown St. Louis is steps away from unique attractions and places to explore
  • You are next to the Grand Center Arts District, home to museums, restaurants, theaters and more
  • Enjoy a contemporary art exhibit or listen to the world-class St. Louis Symphony on a night out

Learning support

  • We go a step beyond the classroom with experiential learning communities that promote creativity and give academic support to your degree program
  • Our 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio enhances your education
  • Study alongside other international students, US students, faculty and staff as you dive into exciting research
  • Learn from your favorite professor-turned-mentor as you shape your future.
  • Develop a unique network of faculty, advisors, mentors and peers who will support you in our university community. They will help you find internships to build your resume and make a difference in starting your new career
  • Pursue something with a local start-up company
  • Take advantage of a research opportunity on-campus. We are a major research institution with $46 million in research expenditures for 2020

Resources on campus

At Beracha Hall, conveniently located in the heart of campus, you will find needed resources or answers to any questions. Resources include

  • Academic advising
  • Sign-ups for upcoming events at the INTO SLU center
  • Lounge and study spaces for international students
  • Staff support and emergency services are available 24 hours a day