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Tuition and scholarships at SLU

All prices are estimated from 2023-24 and are subject to change. There are two main semesters per academic year (fall and spring), each about 16 weeks long with a shorter summer semester of 10 weeks. 

Estimated tuition for undergraduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program

$30,490

$53,020

Undergraduate Direct Entry

$26,760

$53,020

SLU - Madrid

€ 12,130

€ 24,250

Estimated tuition for graduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

Graduate Pathway Program

$21,140

$36,750

Graduate Direct Entry

$12,420

$24,330

Graduate Direct Entry (Law)

$24,420

$48,330

SLU - Madrid

€ 12,130

€ 24,250

For full details on estimated tuition and funding, please visit our costs page.

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To find out whether you are eligible to apply, you'll need to take a look at the requirements for each individual scholarship. If you are not eligible for one particular scholarship, there may be another you can apply for instead.

What types of scholarship are available?

SLU Merit-Based Scholarship

Undergraduate; considered at admission; no separate scholarship required.

Maximum value

$125,000

Eligibility

- $25,000/year

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- Qualified applicants automatically considered.

- Consideration based on SAT/ACT♦ scores and/or GPA.

- AE+IYO, IYO, and Direct Entry UG only study plans are eligible.

- Deadline: None, Rolling.

- Tuition payable first year: $27,770-$35,270ˆ

♦Saint Louis University is test optional; SAT/ACT not required for admission but may be considered for scholarship decisions.

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Catholic High School Scholarship

Undergraduate; considered at admission; no separate scholarship application required.

Maximum value

$20,000

Eligibility

- $4,000 per year

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- Automatically awarded to freshman applicants from a Jesuit or Catholic high school.

- AE+IYO, IYO, and Direct Entry UG only study plans are eligible.

- Deadline: None, Rolling.

- Can be combined with other merit-based scholarships.

- Tuition payable first year: $27,770-$35,270ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Jesuit High School Scholarship

Undergraduate; considered at admission; no separate scholarship application required.

Maximum value

$25,000

Eligibility

- $5,000/year

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- Automatically awarded to freshman applicants from a Jesuit or Catholic high school.

- AE+IYO, IYO, and Direct Entry UG only study plans are eligible.

- Deadline: None, Rolling.

- Can be combined with other merit-based scholarships.

- Tuition payable first year: $27,770-$35,270ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Gaokao Scholarship

Undergraduate; country-specific and transfer scholarships.

Maximum value

$70,000

Eligibility

- $10,000-$14,000 per year.

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- An overall Gaokao score placing the student in the middle of Tier 2 or better.

- 125/150 for standard Gaokao; 100/120 for the Gaokao from Jiangsu Province.

- Directly admissible to the program of study.

- Speaking proficiency equivalent to a CEFR score of B2+ based on required video interview conducted by Saint Louis University faculty.

- Tuition payable first year: $38,770-$42,770ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Korean Student Scholarship

Undergraduate; country-specific and transfer scholarships.

Eligibility

- Up to full tuition

- Korean citizenship

- Minimum GPA of 3.0

- TOEFL score of 80 or IELTS score or 6.5 or above

- Inquire with Saint Louis University

- Tuition payable first year: $0 to variableˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Transfer: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Undergraduate; country-specific and transfer scholarships.

Eligibility

- $24,000 per year, with a minimum of $3,000.

- Fully admitted to SLU as an international undergraduate transfer student.

- 3.0+ GPA

- Completed 24+ transferable credits.

- Separate application required.

- Deadline: February 1

- Tuition payable during the first year: $27,770-$37,770ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Transfer: Merit-based scholarship

Undergraduate; country-specific and transfer scholarships.

Maximum value

$18,000

Eligibility

- Up to $18,000 per year.

- Fully admitted to SLU as an international undergraduate transfer student.

- 3.0+ GPA

- Completed 24+ transferable credits.

- Qualified applicants automatically considered

- Tuition payable first year: $27,770-$35,270ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

SLU Presidential Scholarship

Undergraduate; Direct Entry only; competitive; separate application required; deadlines apply.

Eligibility

- Full tuition

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- 3.85+ GPA

- Separate application required.

- Deadline: December 1

- Tuition payable first year: $0ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

SLU Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Undergraduate; Direct Entry only; competitive; separate application required; deadlines apply.

Eligibility

- $24,000 per year, with a minimum of $3,000.

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- 3.25+ GPA

- Separate Application Required.

- Deadline: December 1

- Tuition payable first year: $26,010-$38,010ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

INTO SLU Graduate Regional Scholarship

Graduate

Maximum value

$14,000

Eligibility

- Up to $14,000 (Graduate Pathway 1-2 semesters).

- Admitted to a Graduate Pathway program.

- Contact INTO Regional Representative or SLU staff for more information.

- Tuition payable during the first year: $14,140-$22,750ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Global Graduate Programs Scholarship

Graduate

Maximum value

$20,000

Eligibility

- $2,000-$20,000 (Available for Direct Entry or progression from Graduate Pathway).

- Admission into a qualifying graduate degree program. Eligible graduate programs: analytics, applied financial economics, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and computational biology, business administration (MBA), computer science, cybersecurity, engineering (all specialties), information systems, leadership and organizational development, professional studies, project management, strategic intelligence, supply chain management.

- Awarded at time of Direct Entry or Graduate Pathway admission.

- Scholarship interview may be required.

- Global Graduate Scholarships can be combined with INTO SLU Graduate Pathway Scholarships.

- Tuition payable during the first year: variesˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Direct Entry Graduate

Graduate

Eligibility

- Amount varies

- Inquire with academic department for any scholarship or funding availability, eligibility, and application processes and deadlines. Refer to SLU.edu

- Tuition payable during the first year: varies

Public Health Service Award

Graduate

Maximum value

$10,000

Eligibility

- $5,000-$10,000

- Direct Entry admission to master's programs in College for Public Health and Social Justice (e.g., master of public health, master of science in biostatistics).

- Selection based on applicant essay and/or experience related to public health and medical professions.

- Tuition payable during the first year: Varies.

Director's Scholarship^^

SLU Madrid Undergraduate

Eligibility

- Full tuition

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- 3.85+ GPA

- Separate application required.

- Deadline: March 1

- Tuition payable during the first year: $0ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

ˆˆStudents awarded a scholarship who start in Madrid and finish in St. Louis will continue to receive a corresponding award (note: SLU-Madrid Director's Scholarship award converts into the St. Louis Campus Vice President Scholarship). For more information, visit https://www.slu.edu/madrid/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid.php

Merit-Based Scholarship

SLU Madrid Undergraduate

Eligibility

- Up to $9,200 per year.

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- Qualified applicants automatically considered.

- Deadline: Fall, rolling until August 1. Spring, rolling until December 1

- Transfer Deadline: Rolling.

- Tuition payable during the first year: €14,930-€21,630ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Jesuit/Catholic High School Scholarship

SLU Madrid Undergraduate

Eligibility

- Up to €2,500 per year.

- Renewable for up to 10 semesters (5 years).

- Qualified applicants automatically considered.

- Deadline: Fall, rolling until August 1. Spring, rolling until December 1.

- Transfer Deadline: Rolling.

- Tuition payable during the first year: €14,930-€21,630ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

Transfer: Merit-Based Scholarship

SLU Madrid Undergraduate

Eligibility

- Up to €7,600 per year.

- Renewable for up to 8 semesters (4 years).

- Qualified applicants automatically considered.

- Deadline: Fall, rolling until August 1. Spring, rolling until December 1.

- Transfer Deadline: Rolling.

- Tuition payable first year: €14,930-€21,630ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives a scholarship value listed for this program.

*Amounts subject to change. Limited awards at maximum value.

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

To be considered for this opportunity, submit your application to a Pathway program and once you have received your offer letter, ask your Education Counselor or Enrolment Services Advisor whether there is a scholarship available.

Apply to INTO and take your first step towards a scholarship