Saint Louis University

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Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is the oldest university west of the Mississippi and the second oldest Jesuit university in the United States. It offers more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Some of the most popular are nursing, physical therapy, and biology. Students interested in opportunities abroad can participate in one of the university’s more than 54 study abroad opportunities, including one at the Madrid campus.

  • SLU has a strong service ethic and more than 80 courses combine volunteering with academic study. 
  • It provides $196 million in financial aid every year and 88% of students receive some form of financial assistance. 
  • Students can participate in more than 170 Student organizations and more than 500 partner organizations for service learning.