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Saint Louis University-Main Campus: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 3700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO
Phone Number: (314) 977-2222

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $26,648 $28,878 $30,728 $31,342 2.0%
Books and supplies $1,040 $1,300 $1,500 $1,660 10.7%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,873 $8,495 $8,790 $9,590 9.1%
Other $7,925 $5,613 $6,224 $5,868 -5.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $45,486 $44,286 $47,242 $48,460 2.6%

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Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 10,718 4,442 6,276
Percent admitted 71% 73% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 23% 22%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 470 27%
ACT 1,441 84%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 550 660
SAT Math 560 680
ACT Composite 25 31
ACT English 25 32
ACT Math 24 30



Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1916 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 7/31/2008 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/1924 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 1/1/1934 -   Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics 12/1/1997 -   Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 12/1/1995 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 8/1/1936 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 5/22/1964 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 3/1/1973 -   Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
Pastoral Education (PAST) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers and CPE and supervisory CPE programs 11/1/1972 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 7/1/1968 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/15/2005 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/15/2005 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PH) - Graduate schools of public health 9/23/1983 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist 6/22/1972 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1942 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1997 -   Accredited