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Undergraduate - Direct Entry

Saint Louis University

Learning at Saint Louis University is all about pushing the boundaries of excellence, no matter what you’re studying. We're home to the first federally certified school of aviation and offer over 40 STEM qualifying programs.

First-year Undergraduate Direct Entry

Academic entry requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Additional materials may also be required
  • 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're 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


African American Studies (B.A.)

American Studies (B.A.)

Anthropology (B.A.)

Art History (B.A.)

Athletic Training (B.S.)

Aviation Management (B.S.)

Biochemistry (B.A.)

Biochemistry (B.S.)

Bioethics & Health Studies (B.A.)

Biology (B.A.)