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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.62% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
12,772 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
65.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,283 Graduates


The median tuition at Saint Louis University is $40,100, which is $7,890 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,222.

In 2016, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Saint Louis University received 12,772 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.14% annual decline. Out of those 12,772 applicants, 8,269 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 16,591 students enrolled at Saint Louis University in 2016, and 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Louis University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Saint Louis University has a total enrollment of 16,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Louis University is 10,871 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,720. This means that 65.5% of students enrolled at Saint Louis University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Louis University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.1% White, 7.36% Asian, 6.48% Black or African American, 4.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Louis University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (16.9%), followed by White Male (10.9%) and Asian Female (2.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (10%), followed by White Male (6.52%) and Asian Female (1.3%).

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In 2016, 719 more women than men graduated from Saint Louis University. The majority of students graduating from Saint Louis University are White. These 2,522 graduates mean that there were 9.4 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 269 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Saint Louis University is General Business Administration & Management with 403 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 206 graduates and Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 114 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Saint Louis University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Legal, with 151 graduates, followed by Cultural & Gender Studies with 32 graduates and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 114 graduates.


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Saint Louis University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.09B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.3M (1.85%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Saint Louis University had a total expenditure of $726M. Of that $726M, they spent $407M on salaries and $101M on benefits.

Saint Louis University employs 259 Assistant professors, 230 Associate professors, and 176 Professors. Most academics at Saint Louis University are Female Assistant professors (148), Male Professors (127), and Male Associate professors (121).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Louis University are: Management, with 399 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 374 employees, and Service with 329 employees.



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