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St. Louis University

15 programs ranked in the Top-50 nationally
Address: 1 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA

Description St. Louis University

  • Location St Louis University: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Founded: in 1818
  • Educational programs: Bachelor's, Master's, Preparatory courses, Intensive courses English as a Second Language
  • Students age: 16+
  • Total number of students: more than 13000 people, about 890 of them are foreign students
  • Accommodation type: residence (guesthouse) or apartment, hostel, off-campus apartments
  • Teacher / pupil ratio: 1:12
  • Average class size: 24 people. 

The Private Catholic University of St. Louis is considered to be one of the best and oldest universities in the country, regularly enters the national TOP-100. It is the oldest university to the west of Mississippi, known for its innovative educational programs and at the same time faithful to the Catholic tradition: from 1826 the university is under the auspices of the Jesuit order. Despite the official religion of the campus, students can study here from any country of the world, of any nationality or religion. The Jesuits have always been a model of the desire for science, self-education and learning, they were the pioneers of teaching children and adolescents - the basic principles of their work are preserved in the university to this day.

Not only Americans who represent 50 states are studied here, but also foreign students - representatives of more than 78 countries. The branch of the university became the first American university in Europe - it was founded in Madrid (Spain) and has been successfully working till now.

More than 99% of teachers have the highest qualifications in their field.

A funny figure of Billiken is a symbol of the university for many years - a sitting man with sharp ears, a recognized talisman for luck among students.

According to statistics, over 92% of graduates find work in their specialty within six months after graduation. In total, the university provides more than 100 bachelor's and 80 master's programs - among the last 22 recognized as the best in the US (according to the US News and World Report).

The structure of the university is represented by the following profile schools and colleges:

  • Parks College of Engineering
  • Parks College of Engineering
  • College of Art and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • Doisy College of Health Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Law (the oldest law school to the west of the Mississippi) Philosophy and Letters
  • School of Professional Studies (allows adult professionals to combine learning and work)
  • College for Public Health and Social Justice.

Among the most popular academic specialties and directions of the university are the following:

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Biology and Biomedicine
  • Pharmacology.

Among the bachelor's programs it is worth noting the following directions:

  • Cell technology
  • Art history
  • Humanities
  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Sports training ,
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Economics
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Preschool education
  • Biochemistry
  • Aviation management
  • Criminology
  • Chemistry.

Among the master's degrees are in demand and popular:

  • Urban planning and development
  • Orthodontics
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Aviation
  • Clinical psychology
  • Applied financial economics
  • Supply chain management
  • Philosophy
  • Accounting
  • Sustainable development
  • Social work
  • Sports exercises
  • Spanish
  • History
  • Biology.

There are also undergraduate and graduate programs in the university.

There are approximately 40 student exchange programs and educational programs for abroad: it can be a campus in Madrid, theater universities in London, business internships in Brussels or volunteering in the Philippines. Volunteering as a whole is devoted a very long time - this is the reason for the Catholic orientation of the university: annually students and teachers devote more than 1 million hours to public works.

The university is deservedly proud of its graduates, who managed to become recognized experts of world level. Among them:

  • Geyer Enrique Bolaños (former President of Nicaragua)
  • Tony Merrick (theatrical producer, winner of 11 David Awards)
  • Eugene Krantz (NASA's leading space flight leader) )
  • James Gunn (director, made the film "The Guardians of the Galaxy" and others)
  • August Bush IV (President of the legendary brewing company Anheuser-Busch, the trademark "Budweiser")
  • Walden O'Dell (CEO of the Diebold ATM company)
  • 5 mayors of St. Louis
  • Jesse Grant Chaplin (one of the pioneers of distance learning)
  • American congressmen and senators
  • Guillaume Duling (actor)
  • Ed McAuley (basketball player, member of the Basketball Hall of Fame)
  • Andreas Katsulas (actor)
  • Larry Hughes (basketball player, scored more than 10000 points for his career).

The University established its own literary award, which was awarded for significant contribution to this art form among its laureates: [999.151 ]

  • Wisten Hugh Auden (1970)
  • Barbara Takman (1971)
  • Tennessee Williams (1974)
  • Richard Buckminster Fuller (1976)
  • Arthur Miller (1980)
  • John Updike (1987)
  • Edward Albee (1995)
  • Margaret Drabble (2003)
  • Michael Freyn (2006)
  • Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (2008)
  • Salman Rushdie (2009)
  • Don Delillo (2010).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Louis University

Program name
from 24 250 $ / term

Undergraduate Pathway Program


In total, more than 100 bachelor's programs are available in the university, among them:

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer science
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Teaching
  • Health Management
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Exact sciences
  • Natural Sciences.
from 18 950 $ / term


Graduate Pathway Programc

The Master's degree programs at the INTO course at the University of St. Louis are offered as follows:

  • Finance and economics
  • Biology and bioinformatics
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Law and Jurisprudence
  • Supply Chain Management System
  • City management and town planning.
from 7 550 $ / term


Academic language course will help in a short time to improve the language level, to acquire valuable skills for further education in the university, to develop communication skills. All major language skills are being improved comprehensively. Emphasis is placed on the assimilation of profile vocabulary, English grammar and correct written English (including written etiquette, rules for the design of various works, etc.).

Students who are 16 years of age or older are admitted to the course, classes can begin in January, May or August. The duration of the program can be from 12 weeks to 3 trimesters - it all depends on the requirements and capabilities of each student, his level of initial education and academic inquiries.

from 25 310 $ / semester

The International Year One Program

  • Age of participants: from 16 years
  • Duration of the programs: 1, 2 or 3 semesters
  • Beginning of classes: January, August
  • Level of education: high school diploma with good marks
  • GPA: 2.5 to 4
  • Knowledge of English: IELTS 5.0-5.5, TOEFL 50-60 or equivalents
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Participants: foreign citizens.

International Year One is a special program for international students, which allows admission to the bachelor's specialties without loss of time through an adaptation course containing all the main disciplines in the chosen direction. Studying lasts 1, 2 or 3 semesters (4, 9 or 16 months, respectively), the duration is determined in accordance with the level of English and academic performance. If necessary, before admission, applicants can take special English courses. Students have the opportunity to choose one of 10 directions:

  • Aeronautics
  • Science
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • General Studies
  • Health Information Management
  • Mathematics and Statistics.

In each of the directions, students study a set of disciplines and subjects that are necessary for the full disclosure of topics and questions about future specialization. The complex is formed from the main and additional modules, divided into three large blocks:

  • Academic English. The language is taught to participants of the 2nd and 3rd semester courses (participants of the semester courses have an already high level). Classes include exercises on the basic sections of linguistics: grammar, listening, speaking and writing. Much attention is paid to the development of literate speech skills, a clear and correct presentation of their thoughts and ideas. Students significantly expand their vocabulary and learn to correctly use the language in the process of communication. During the program, the level of the language is significantly increased.
  • Subjects in the chosen direction. An extensive set of disciplines required for the disclosure of topics in the chosen direction. Students, in general, receive the same knowledge as ordinary freshmen, but in a more universal form.If successful, students do not experience problems with knowledge after completing the program and moving to the basic bachelor's courses.

Skills of study at the university and research skills. Education in a university in the United States requires a compulsory knowledge of special studying skills and the ability to apply them in practice. Foreign students actively master these skills in special occupations, and, during the course, become ready for the process of obtaining higher education at an American university.

In addition to these modules, all participants of the International Year One receive effective assistance from teachers, mentors and university staff on all emerging educational and personal issues. Efforts of all experts working with students are aimed at the fastest and painless process of adaptation to the education system, the learning processes and the way of life. All classes are conducted by exceptional professionals in their field - university lecturers and invited experts. Each student receive a certain number of credits, which are then counted and transferred to the basic bachelor's program. Upon completion of the program, students move to the next semester in the Bachelor's degree and continue their studies.

Areas of study and available bachelor's programs:

1. Aeronautics (Aeronautics):

  • Aeronautics (BS)
  • Aerospace Engineering (BS)
  • History of Art (BA)
  • Theater (BA)

2. Aerospace Engineering:

3. Arts:

  • Music (BA)
  • Studio Art (BA)

4. Business:

  • Business Administration (BA)
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management (BS)
  • Analytics and Enterprise Systems (BS)
  • Economy (BS)
  • Accounting (BS)
  • Entrepreneurship (BS)
  • Finance (Finance-BS)
  • Marketing (BS)
  • Sports business (BS)
  • International Business (BS).

5. Computer Science:

  • Computer science (BS)
  • Computer Science (BA)

6. Engineering:

  • Electrical Engineering (BS)
  • Computer Engineering (BS)
  • Engineering Physics (BS)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BS)
  • Biomedical Engineering-BS
  • Physics (Physics-BS)
  • Civil Engineering (BS)
  • Physics (Physics-BA) /

7. General Studies:

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (BA)
  • Psychology (BS)
  • Management in emergency situations (BS)
  • Management in the field of health (BS)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Social Work (BS)
  • African American Studies (BA)
  • American Studies (BA)
  • Anthropology (Anthropology-BA)
  • Classical Humanities (BA)
  • Communication (BA)
  • English Language (English-BA)
  • Environmental Studies (BA)
  • French language (French-BA)
  • German Studies (BA)
  • Greek and Latin languages ​​and literature (BA)
  • History (History-BA)
  • Italian Studies (BA)
  • Latin American Studies (BA)
  • Medieval Studies-BA
  • Philosophy (BA)
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Psychology (Psychology-BA)
  • Russian Studies (BA)
  • Sociology (Sociology-BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • International Studies (BA)
  • Theological Studies (BA)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (BA)
  • Economy (Economics-BA)
  • Education (BA)
  • Physics (Physics-BA).

8. Health Information Management:

  • Health information management (BS)
  • Biostatistics (Biostatistics-BS)
  • Mathematics (BA)

9. Mathematics and Statistics:

Mathematics (BS)

10. Science:

  • Biochemistry (BS)
  • Meteorology (BA, BS)
  • Geology (BS)
  • Biology (BS)
  • Chemistry (BS)
  • Environmental Science-BS
  • Forensic Science-BS
  • Geology (BA)
  • Geophysics-BS
  • Neurology (BS)
  • Athletic Studying (BS)
  • Cytotechnology-BS
  • Investigative and Medical Sciences (BS)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (BS)
  • Medical Laboratory Science (BS)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology (BS)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics (BS)
  • Radiation Therapy-BS
  • Biology (BA)
  • Biochemistry (BA)
  • Chemistry (BA)
  • Environmental Science (BA).


  • Age of participants: from 16 years old
  • The level of the English language for participation: IELTS from 5 to 5.5, TOEFL 50 - 60 or equivalents (examination certificates are valid for 2 years from the date of delivery, the university reserves the right to require additional testing for English language knowledge of any student)
  • Level of education: diploma of high school (with good grades)
  • GPA: 3-4 (other indicators are possible, but not lower than 2.5)
  • The essay
  •  Participants: foreign nationals.


  • Beginning of classes: January, August
  • Academic year for semester programs:

1. Beginning in January: from January 10 (2019) to May 14 (2019)

2. Beginning in August: from August 20 (2018) to December 18 (2018).

  • Academic year for 2-semester programs:

1. Beginning in January: from January 10 (2019) to December 17 (2019)

2. Beginning in August: from August 20 (2018) to May 14 (2019).

  • Academic year for 3-semester programs:

1. Beginning in January: from January 10 (2019) to May 12 (2020)

2. Beginning in August: from August 20 (2018) to December 17 (2019).

Bachelor's program

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Duration of studying: 4 years (standard programs)
  • Beginning of classes: September, January
  • Level of English: no less than IELTS 6.0
  • Level of education: Diploma of School Graduation
  • Language of instruction: English.

Undergraduate INTO St. Louis University (St. Louis University) is famous for its quality educational programs, which are available to students from the United States and any country in the world and allow you to get a profession in demand and to be implemented professionally. For admission, you must have a diploma and a corresponding level of English. Foreign students have an excellent opportunity to use the special program International Year One and adapt to the educational system without wasting time.

The University provides a large number of specializations from a wide range of areas. The system of higher education accepted in the USA gives the opportunity to choose the main and additional specializations (Major and Minor), which significantly expands the knowledge and capabilities of the bachelor, both in terms of employment, personal growth and development. Many graduates subsequently develop not only in the major specialization (Major), but also have the opportunity to improve and increase their talents, using the additional (Minor). Each bachelor's program is evaluated in a certain number of credits, students receive them for successfully completed disciplines, credits are summed up each semester and year of study. In addition to standard educational programs, some specialties are available in online format, which makes the learning process affordable and very convenient for remote students.

The learning process at the university meets the highest standards of the present. Classes with students are conducted exclusively by talented teachers, many of whom have doctoral degrees and wide recognition in the scientific community. Different types of classes help students to understand the material better, to learn to apply different methods, to master the skills of independent and team work. Types of classes include:

  • Lectures, interactive lectures
  • Classes in groups and mini-groups
  • Lectures with invited specialists
  • Field lectures
  • Seminars, extended seminars
  • Laboratory works
  • Laboratory and practical research
  • Individual work, work with sources and literature.

A lot of time is devoted to independent work and development of research skills, students spend many hours in laboratories and scientific centers. Bachelors also receive fundamental support for career development - they study strategies to find work, to prepare and pass the interview, the first steps in career and the conditions for further career growth. Students go through internships in the best companies in the US and the world, where they can get acquainted with how the theory works in practice, and how to organize the workflow competently for a successful career. To control the progress of various tests are carried out:

  • Exams and "invisible exams"
  • Field studies
  • Term papers
  • Essays and Extended Essays
  • Creative and research projects
  • Projects in mini-groups and groups
  • Presentations.

Upon successful completion of theeducational program and the receiving of the required number of credits, the student is awarded a bachelor's degree and is given a diploma of the established sample. Graduates-Bachelors of INTO St. Louis University are highly regarded by employers in the US, Europe and around the world, and they can easily find a prestigious job, and can continue their studies by enrolling in a master's degree.

Bachelor's programs at INTO University Louis University (Major):

  • Accounting
  • Women's and Gender Studies.
  • Aeronautics with directions: Aviation Management, Flight Science
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • African-American Studies 
  • American Studies
  • Analytical and Enterprise Systems
  • Anthropology
  • History of Art 
  • Athletic exercises
  • Aviation Management
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology with directions: Biological Science, Biological Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation of Species (Ecology, Evolution and Conservation), Plant Science 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Humanities
  • Communication with directions: Advertising and Public Relations, Communication Studies, Journalism and Media Studies,
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice 
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics (Certificate)
  • Economy
  • Education with directions: Early Childhood, Early Childhood with Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Elementary with Special Education for Mild / Moderate Disability
  • Electrical Engineering (Bioelectronics)
  • Engineering Physics
  • English with directions: Creative Writing, Research Intensive English, Rhetoric, Writing and Technology (Rhetoric, Writing and Technology)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Science with directions: Atmosphere, Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience,
  • Environmental Studies with directions: Advocacy and Discourse, Economics and Politics and Public Policy, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Religion and Ethnicity (Philosophy, Religion and Ethics, Society and the environment through time and space (Society and the Environment through Space and Time)
  • Finance
  • Forensic Science
  • French
  • Geology
  • Geo-physics 
  • German Studies
  • Greek and Latin language and literature
  • Health Information Management
  • Management in the field of health
  • The Science of Health
  • History
  • Information Technology Management
  • International Business
  • International Studies
  • Investigative and Medical Sciences 
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Leadership and human resources management
  • Magnetic resonance imaging 
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Studies of the Middle Ages 
  • Meteorology
  • Music with directions: Musical Studies, Performances
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear technologies in medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics with directions: Culinary Arts, Food Innovations and Entrepreneurship,
  • Occupational Science
  • Philosophy with directions: History, Health Sciences, Society and Laws,
  • Physics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Political Science with directions: International Affairs, Public Law, Public Policy,
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology with directions: Gender, Sexuality and the Body, Health and Medicine, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urbanization, Immigration and Demography
  • Spanish
  • Business in Sports
  • Studio Art with directions: Ceramics / Sculpture, Computer Art, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking,
  • Theater
  • Theological Studies.

On-line Bachelor Programs:

  • Aviation Management (BS) (direction: Helicopter Pilot Preparation)
  • Strategic Communications.
  • Accounting
  • Women and gender studies
  • Computer Information Systems with directions: Data Analytics, Health Care Information Systems, Information Security and Assurance,
  • General Studies (BA)
  • Organizational Studies (BA)
  • Organizational Leadership and Technology (BS)
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Project Management (BS)
  • Security and Strategic Intelligence (BS) with the directions: Business Continuity, Global Corporate Security, Strategic Intelligence,
  • Social work (BS).

Additional specializations in undergraduate studies at the University of INTO St. Louis University (Minors):

  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • African American Studies
  • Air traffic control
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • History of art
  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business management
  • Business analytics
  • Catholic education
  • Chinese
  • Communications
  • Communication and Disorder Sciences
  • Computational geospatial science
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer science
  • Contract management
  • Creative and professional writing
  • Writing
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Data analytics
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Emergency management
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Science
  • Research in the field of cinema
  • Finance
  • Flying Science
  • Foreign Service
  • Forensics
  • French
  • Geology
  • German Studies
  • Global and Local Social Justice
  • Globalization and technology
  • Greek language
  • Health ethics
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Information Systems
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Industrial psychology
  • Information Technology Management
  • international Business
  • Inter-professional practice
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin language
  • Latin American Studies
  • Administration of law enforcement bodies
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Legal research
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical Humanities
  • Meteorology
  • Research in the Middle East
  • Modern languages ​​and intercultural communication
  • Music
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political journalism
  • Political science
  • Project management
  • Psychology
  • Health care
  • Research in Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Russian research
  • Leadership of services
  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special education
  • Sports business
  • Strategic communication
  • Strategic Intelligence
  • Studio art
  • Supply Chain Management System
  • Theater
  • Theological research
  • Urban poverty studies
  • Visual communication
  • Web technologies.


For the undergraduate program:

  • Age of students: from 17 years old
  • Diploma of completion of secondary school with good and excellent marks and a high average score
  • Foreign students are encouraged to enroll through the special program International Year One
  • Knowledge of English: IELTS 6.0 or its equivalents (the certificate of passing the exam is valid for two years, the university reserves the right to conduct its own internal test to determine the level of English for any student)
  • For the creative and engineering specialties it is necessary to provide a portfolio.


Beginning of Bachelor's Degree Programs: September, January

The academic year of undergraduate programs is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn semester: from August 27 to December 10-18 (vacations from November 21 to 24, Christmas holidays from December 20 to January 14)
  • Summer semesters (summer sessions): May - August (3, 4, 6, 9 or 12 weeks).
  • Spring semester: from January 14 to May 14 (holidays from 11 to 16 March, from 18 to 22 April)

Master's program

  •  Age of participants: from 20 years
  • Duration of studying: 2 years (standard program)
  • Beginning of classes: September, January
  • Level of English: IELTS 6.5 or equivalents
  • Level of education: Bachelor's / Specialist's degree
  • Language of instruction: English.

Master's program at INTO University Louis University provides students with more than 100 professional and quality educational programs, many of which are included in various rankings as the best educational programs. To enter the magistracy you need to have the appropriate level of education, English language and high academic achievement. Foreign students have the opportunity to enter the specialty of interest through a special Pre-Master's program that allows them to adapt to the education system and lifestyle in the country.

Master's degree is represented by several different types of studying:

  • Standard full-time programs
  • On-line learning format. Some programs are available in a convenient on-line mode.
  • Dual qualification programs. Students receive two full-fledged specializations, and, accordingly, have a wider opportunity for professional work and growth.

In addition, students are offered additional specializations on the basis of bachelor's Minors, as well as various certificates that also significantly expand the skills and scope of the acquired professional skills. The University has a fundamental scientific base for the studying of specialists of the highest class. During the studying students acquire invaluable knowledge and experience of research and scientific activity. Highly qualified teachers with diplomas from the best universities of the world and international recognition work with students. During the studying, much attention is paid to the development of individual research skills. All students of the magistracy are engaged in laboratories, put experiments, take part in serious scientific developments.

Students who have successfully mastered a full course of study, and have met all the requirements, receive a diploma of the established pattern and a master's degree in the relevant field of science. Master's degree, received at INTO St. Louis University, has a very high value and gives its holder ample opportunities for employment in various companies, research centers, public authorities and public health.

Master's program at the University of INTO. Louis University (Graduate Degree Programs):

  • Accounting (MAcc.)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (MA).
  • American Studies (MA)
  • Anatomy (Anatomy, MS)
  • Applied Analytics (MS)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (MS)
  • Applied financial economics (MS)
  • Athletic Training (MAT)
  • Aviation (Aviation, MS)
  • Bio-informatics and computational biology (MS)
  • Biology (MA, MS)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Chemistry (MA, MS)
  • Communication (MA)
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA)
  • Computer science (MS)
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (MA)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (MA, MAT)
  • Cyber ​​Security (MS)
  • Dentistry (MS) with directions: Endodontics Orthodontics, Pediatric, Periodontics
  • Fundamentals of Education (MA)
  • Leadership in education (MA)
  • Engineering (MS)
  • English (MA)
  • French (MA)
  • Geographic Information Sciences (MS)
  • Geo-science (MS)
  • The Health Administration (MHA, Dual MBA)
  • Health Data Science (MS)
  • Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences, MS, Dual JD
  • Higher Education Administration, MA, Ed.D., Ph.D.
  • History (MA, MA)
  • International Business (EMIB)
  • Law with specializations: American Law for Foreign Lawyers (LL.M. (Laws)), The Law of Health (Health Law, LL.M. (Laws), Human Resources (MS)
  • Leadership and Organizational Development (MA)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Medical Anatomy and Physiology Preparatory Program
  • Medicine (MD)
  • Meteorology (MS)
  • Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics (MS)
  • Nursing (Accelerated MSN)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics (MS)
  • Occupational Therapy (MOT)
  • Philosophy (Philosophy, MA)
  • Doctor-Assistant (Medical Science) Physician Assistant (Medical Science, MMS)
  • Political Science (MA)
  • Psychology with specialization: Clinical (MS), Experimental (MS), Industrial-Organizational (MS)
  • Public Health (MS, MPH)
  • Software Engineering (MS)
  • Sociology (MA)
  • Spanish (MA)
  • Strategic Intelligence (MS)
  • Supply Chain Management (MS)
  • Theological Studies (MTS)
  • Urban Planning and Development (MS).

Dual-Degree Programs:

  1. Educational Leadership / Business Administration
  2. French
  3. Health Administration / Business Administration
  4. The law and one of the following directions:
  • Accounting
  • Women and Gender Studies 
  • Basic Biomedicine Science
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Research in the field of nurses (Social Work / Deaconess Studies)
  • Theology
  • Business Administration
  • Health Administration 
  • Ethics in the field of health protection (Health Care Ethics)
  • Political Science
  • Public Health in Health and Policy Management
  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Development and Planning.

5) Medicine and one of the following directions:

  • Business Administration
  • Ethics in the field of health.

6) Public health and the following direction:

  • Nutrition and Dietetics 

7) Social work and one of the following directions:

  • Master of "Divinity" 
  • Pastoral studies.

8) Theology / Ethics in Health (Theology / Health Care Ethics).

Online Graduate Programs:

  • Applied Analytics (MS)
  • Strategic Intelligence (MS).
  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Leadership and Organizational Development (MA)
  • Care (Nursing, MSN)
  • Public Health, Biosafety and Disaster Preparedness (MPH).


For master's programs:

  • Age of students: from 20 years old
  • Bachelor's Degree / Specialist (high scores required)
  • Knowledge of the English language: IELTS 6.5 or equivalents (the exam should be submitted no later than two years before the submission of documents to the university, at the discretion of the admissions officers, additional testing can be conducted to determine the level of the English language)
  • Recommendations from teachers, supervisor and staff from the previous place of training
  • Motivational letter / detailed essay outlining the reasons and objectives of admission to the selected master's degree
  • High achievements at the previous place of study in research and scientific research
  • For some specialties, you need a creative portfolio
  • Foreign students are encouraged to apply through the Pre-Master's program.


The beginning of the master's program: September, January

The academic year of the Master's program is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn semester: from August 27 to December 10-18 (vacations from November 21 to 24, Christmas holidays from December 20 to January 14)
  • Summer semesters (summer sessions): May - August (3, 4, 6, 9 or 12 weeks).
  • Spring semester: from January 14 to May 14 (holidays from 11 to 16 March, from 18 to 22 April)

Accommodation, housing and food

Pupils of Years 1 and 2 must live in their own campus residences (the total area of ​​its territory reaches 100 hectares!). Several cozy houses provide students with fully furnished  rooms for 1-2 students, equipped with amenities:

  • Grizdik Hall (main hostel complex)

This is the main building on 16 floors, divided into two wings - Walsh (for girls) and Clemens (for boys). For freshmen there are spacious double rooms, bathrooms and toilets shared, in sufficient quantity are located on the floors.

  • Reinert Hall

Named after the priest of the Order of the Jesuits, Father Paul Reinert. The hostel is located to the south of the main building and occupies the former building of the Marriot hotel. The residence has its own library, a reading room and a dining room, the rooms include amenities and are cleaned daily by maids.

  • Margaret Hall

One of the main hostels for first-year students.

  • Fuchs Hall

Also one of the main residences, which provide a place for students 1-2 courses.

Meals varied and balanced, boarding: you can visit the common dining room or choose one of the nearby cafes or restaurants. Students with special dietary preferences can choose their own diet: vegan or Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free, dietary.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Criminology and Criminal Justice, Finance, Accounting, Aerospace technology, African American Studies, American Studies, Analytics and Enterprise Systems, anatomy, Anatomy, M.S., Ph.D., anthropology, Applied Analytics, M.S., Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S., Art history, Asian Studies (Minor), Athletic Training, Aviation and management, Aviation Management, Aviation, M.S., Ph.D., biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ph.D., bioengineering, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, M.S., biology, biomedical engineering, Biomedicine, Biostatistics, business, Business Administration (Minor), Caring for people, Catholic Education, Catholic Studies (Minor), Cellular biology, Chinese (Minor), Civil engineering, Classical Humanities, Clinical medicine, clinical psychology, Clinical Psychology, M.S., Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders, communications, Computational Geospatial Science (Minor), Computer engineering, Computer Information Systems, computer science, Contract Management (Minor or Certificate), Creative and Professional Writing (Minor), criminology, Curriculum and Instruction, M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D., Cybersecurity, M.S., Didactic Program in Dietetics, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, O.T.D., economics, education, Educational Foundations, M.A., Ph.D., Educational Leadership, M.A., Ph.D., Educational Leadership/Business Administration, Electrical engineering, Emergency Management, B.S., Endodontics, M.S., engineering, engineering physics, Engineering, M.S., Ph.D., English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental science, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, Executive Master of International Business (EMIB), Experimental Psychology, M.S., Ph.D., Family Therapy, M.A., Ph.D., Film Studies (Minor), Finance and economics, Foreign Service (Minor), Forensic Science, French, French/French, General Studies, Geographic Information Science (Graduate Certificate), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Undergraduate Certificate, geology, geophysics, Geoscience, M.S., Ph.D., German Studies, Gerontology (Certificate), Global and Local Social Justice (Minor), Graduate Minor in Research Methodology, Greek and Latin Languages and Literature, Health Administration, M.H.A., Health Administration/Business Administration, Health care, Health Care Ethics (Minor), Health Data Science, M.S., Health Information Management, Health management, Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences, M.S., health sciences, Helicopter Pilot Preparation, Higher Education Administration, M.A., Ph.D., history, History of art, Honors Program, Honors Program Curriculum, Human Resource Law, M.S., humanitarian sciences, Ibero-American Studies (Minor), Industrial Organizational Psychology, M.S., Ph.D., Industrial Psychology (Minor or Certificate), Information Technology Management, Integrated and Applied Sciences, Ph.D., international Business, International Business and Marketing, Ph.D., International Studies, Investigative and Medical Sciences, Italian Studies, jurisprudence, Latin American Studies, law, Law, J.D., Law, LL.M., Law/Accounting, Law/Business Administration, Law/Health Administration, Law/Health Care Ethics, Law/Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences, Law/Political Science and Public Affairs, Law/Public Health in Health Management and Policy, Law/Social Work, Law/Sociology, Law/Urban Planning and Development, Leadership and Human Resource Management, Leadership and Organizational Development, M.A., Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Major in Physical Therapy, marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical engineering, Medical Anatomy and Physiology (Certificate), Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Scholars Program, Medical Science, M.M.S. (Physician Assistant), medicine, Medicine, M.D., Medicine/Basic Biomedical Sciences, Medicine/Business Administration, Medicine/Health Care Ethics, Medicine/Public Health, Medieval Studies, Meteorology, Middle East Studies (Minor), MLS Post-Baccalaureate Certificates, Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, M.S., Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Ph.D., MPH Concentration: Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness, music, Natural Sciences, neuroscience, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Nursing (M.S.N. - Clinical Nurse Leader), Nursing (RN to B.S.N.), Nursing, D.N.P., Nursing, M.S.N. (Accelerated), Nursing, M.S.N.-N.P., Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy, M.O.T., Organizational Leadership and Technology, Organizational Studies, orthodontics, Orthodontics, M.S., Parks College Minors, Pathology, Ph.D., Pediatric Dentistry, M.S., Periodontics, M.S., pharmacology, Pharmacology and Physiological Science, Ph.D., Pharmacy Scholars Program, philosophy, physics, Political Journalism (Minor), political science, Political Science and Public Affairs, M.A., Pre-Health and Pre-Law Studies, Pre-Law, Pre-Law Scholars Program, Project management, psychology, Public Health, Public Health Studies, Ph.D., Public Health/Clinical Psychology, Public Health/Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health/Social Work, Radiation Therapy Certificate, Russian and Eastern European Area Studies (Minor), Russian Studies, Scholars Programs, Security and Strategic Intelligence, Service Leadership Program, social work, Social Work/Deaconess Studies, Social Work/Divinity, Social Work/Pastoral Studies, Social Work/Theology, sociology, Software Engineering, M.S., special education, sports business, sports science, Strategic Communications (Minor or Certificate), Strategic Intelligence, M.S., Studio art, Supply chain management, Supply Chain Management (Minor), sustainable development, Theatre, Theological, Theological Studies, Theology/Health Care Ethics, Undergraduate English Curriculum, urban economy, urban planning, Urban Planning and Development, M.S., Urban Poverty Studies (Minor), Visual Communication (Minor), Women's and Gender Studies,  aeronautics,  Aerospace engineering

Events St. Louis University

There are more than 200 (!) organizations, clubs and sections for interests, creative workshops and sports teams - male, female and mixed, for students. Academic clubs, various musical groups and bands gather.

The St. Louis Billykens team represents the university in the first division of the NCAA and in the Atlantic 10 division are the following sports:

  • Running (at different distances)
  • Softball
  • Football
  • Field hockey
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Cross country running
  • Volleyball.

Well-known speakers are invited regularly to lecture campus: scientists, actors, Nobel Prize winners, Olympic champions. On the closed arena, musical performances and concerts of famous teams are held (Walk the Moon, All-American Rejects, Icona Pop, Lumineers - and it's only in recent years).


  • 98th place in the top 100 US universities (according to US News & World Report 2015);
  • Included in the TOP-500 of the world universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014);
  • According to the ARWU 2014, the national ranking takes 126-146 places;
  • 12 baccalaureate programs are recognized as the best in the country (US News & World Report Rankings): medical law - 2 place, health management - 9th place, supply chain management - 13 place, entrepreneurship - 14 place, geriatrics - 16 place;
  • 22 master's programs are considered the best in the country;
  • One of 7 Catholic higher educational institutions with the highest level of research activity;
  • STARS bronze medal for landscaping and equipping the campus (2011);
  • Included in the publication of the John Templeton Foundation as an example of a character-building college;
  • Included in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (total 28 participants);
  • Accredited by the North American Association of Colleges and Schools.

Equipment St. Louis University

The campus is literally on the Mississippi coast, a couple of minutes' walk from the Gateway of the West - the visiting card of St. Louis and the highest monument in the United States. The total number of inhabitants of the city reaches 2.8 million people: it is the center of its agglomeration with airports (including international ones): it takes less than an hour to reach Chicago by air, 2 and 3 hours to New York and Los Angeles respectively.

The university campus is only half an hour's drive from St. Louis International Airport. The cozy and small town is famous for its parks, which are more than 100 (for example, the main city Forest Park over the square exceeds the famous Central Park in New York!), an established infrastructure for outdoor activities and sports. The city has many museums (the entrance to the majority is free), a large zoo (included in the TOP-4 in the world!) and a botanical garden, a planetarium and the Fox Theater.

It is also in St. Louis that the headquarters and general offices of many large companies are located - this opens up ample opportunities for students and subsequent employment:

  • Anheuser-Busch (mark " Budweiser ")
  • Monsanto (the well-known herbicide" Roundup ")
  • The pharmaceutical company Express Scripts
  • Boeing
  • Emerson
  • Centene.

It is in St. Louis that many sports teams are based, included in the list of the best in the country:

  • St. Louis Cardinals (baseball);
  • St. Louis Louis Rams (American football);
  • St. Louis Blues (hockey).

Over the past 20 years, the infrastructure and equipment of the university campus has been significantly modernized, many new buildings and facilities for students have appeared: investments in the university only over these years have exceeded 840 million dollars! Today there are two own stadiums on the campus (open Hermann Stadium and closed Chayfets Arena) and 4 huge libraries, two museums - modern religious art and arts of the university, a picturesque Clock Tower, a 10-story research center in height. A special cross-cultural center operates: it is a spacious lounge area with access to all major world media, large and well-equipped conference rooms (it is possible to hold telecommunications and space bridges), a hall for oratorical speeches and lectures for 1000 seats.

The total campus area is 95 hectares, and the total number of buildings exceeds 130 objects.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The course price already includes:

  • Studying on the selected program
  • Using the sports and educational infrastructure, the library and the Internet
  • Teaching aids, books and materials throughout the year.

It is paid separately:

  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (payable at the embassy)
  • Course deposit on the course
  • Round trip air tickets
  • Round trip
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Examination fees
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Registration fee.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

One of the basic requirements for entering the program is a high level of English - you need to provide a TOEFL certificate (version of iBT) or IELTS. The specific passing score depends on the chosen study area:

  • Preparation for undergraduate studies - TOEFL iBT from 65, IELTS from 6.0
  • Bachelor's programs - TOEFL iBT from 80, IELTS from 6.5 or TOEFL PBT from 550
  • Preparation for the master's degree - TOEFL iBT from 70-90, IELTS from 6.0-7.0 (depending on the chosen specialty and directions)
  • Master's degree - TOEFL iBT from 80, IELTS from 6.5 + bachelor's degree.

Applicants for the undergraduate program must also provide a certificate of secondary education (average score not lower than 3.0 American evaluation scale), write a motivational essay (volume from 400 words). On some specialties the competition includes the passing of exams SAT or ACT.

Future graduate students are also often asked to take the GMAT or GRE profile exams, but the exact requirements depend on the chosen specialty.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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