About SLU

SLU is the No. 105 best national university and the No. 57 best value school in the US, according to U.S. News and World Report 2023. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in areas like health and business. Take quality-taught courses like STEM and business to prepare you for a successful career. 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
  • Newly renovated Midtown - The Foundry and The Armoury, with more business to come

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
  • 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
  • SLU Research center has $53 million in Grant Revenue. This center also has over 20 partnerships in the region

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