St. Louis University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at St. Louis University is 12:1, and the school has 50.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Louis University include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Physical Therapy/Therapist; Psychology, General; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 85.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 8%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7%
Physical Therapy/Therapist 4%
Psychology, General 4%
Accounting 3%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - other, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 61%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


College Rankings

Best National Universities - Narrow your search with the U.S. News rankings of National Universities, schools that offer bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. programs.

More College Rankings & Lists
Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities, Regional Colleges, Best Values, more

U.S. News College Compass - My Fit

Find out how this school measures up based on your preferences.

Sign Up Now

Calculating this school's fit to see if it meets your personal preferences.

Save This School

Edit Your Preferences

Find out how this school measures up based on your preferences.

Save This School

Edit Your Preferences

College Search

Advanced Search

Students Also Applied To

Milwaukee, WI

Kirksville, MO

Now Hiring

Now Hiring Powered by After College
@JOB_TITLE

@COMPANY_NAME - @JOB_LOCATION

@JOB_DESCRIPTION

See more jobs »

Top College Resources

Looking at colleges? Find out what you need to know.

Studying in the United States
Finding the Right School
Paying for College
Applying to College

Follow U.S. News Education

Like Us On Facebook