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Postgraduate - Direct Entry

Saint Louis University

Home to the first federally certified school of aviation, and offering over 40 STEM qualifying programs, learning at Saint Louis University is all about pushing the boundaries of excellence, no matter what you’re studying. Choose from specialist degree programs (including Applied Financial Economics, Aviation and Supply Chain Management), in addition to the classics (such as International Business and Computer Science).

SLU’s campus is located close to St. Louis’ growing start-up hub, ideal for students of the university’s competitive Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, where they can witness the impact of the concepts they’re studying. There's also the 90,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering building, designed to unite students in a modern, high-tech facility.

Graduate Direct Entry

Academic entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Minimum GRE, if required by desired degree program
  • The degree program you select may have additional requirements with which you must comply.
  • Minimum GPA equivalent: 3.0

English language requirements

  • TOEFL iBT: 80+
  • IELTS: 6.5+
  • Duolingo: 110+
  • Academic English: N/A

Academic and English language requirements may vary by program.


All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

If you have completed high school, secondary school or have received a school-leaving certificate, and you have taken (or are currently undertaking) college-level study, then you are eligible to apply to transfer to SLU. Fall and Spring semester starts are available. More information about transfer applications can be found on the university website.

Academic entry requirements

GPA: 2.5 (College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences 2.5-3.0)

English language requirements

  • TOEFL: 80
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • Duolingo: 110

How to apply

Apply via INTO Global Application

Key Information

  • #105 Best National University, according to U.S. News & World Report 2024
  • Urban campus in Midtown St. Louis, Missouri, and another located in Madrid, Spain
  • 99% of tenured faculty hold the highest degree in their field
  • First federally-certified flight school in the US
  • ABET (Engineering), AACSB (Business), ABA (Law) accreditations
  • 94% of recent SLU Alumni are satisfied with their post-graduation path (SLU Career Services Survey)


Accounting (M.S.)

American Studies (M.A.)

Direct Entry Waiver

American Studies (PH.D.)

Direct Entry Waiver

Analytics (M.S.)

Anatomy (M.S.)

Direct Entry Waiver

Anatomy (PH.D.)

Direct Entry Waiver

Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.)

Direct Entry Waiver

Applied Financial Economics (M.S.)

Artificial Intelligence (M.S.) - (AI Background or Non-AI Background)

Athletic Training (M.S.)

Direct Entry Waiver