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SLU Quick Facts (2015)

The "Quick Facts" are designed as a quick reference guide to the information contained in the most recent University "Master Statistics". This overview consists of the data that were collected from various university departments for that publication. (Updated 11/25/15)

Statistics for Fall 2015 as of October 1, 2015

Student Enrollments Headcount FTE*
Overall Enrollment 2,528 2,479.7
    Undergraduate 2,435 2,412.6
    Graduate 93 67.1
Fall Freshman Class
Applicants 5,876  
Acceptance Rate 46.2%  
Yield 25.1%  
Matriculants 680  
Early Decision 31.3%  
Undergraduates by Gender Headcount Percent
Male 1,093 44.9%
Female 1,342 55.1%
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates
by Race/Ethnicity
Headcount Percent  
US Hispanic/Latino 108 4.5%  
US Black 79 3.3%  
US Asian 46 1.9%  
US Native American/American Indian 7 0.3%  
US Nat Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 2 0.1%  
US Multiracial/Other Minority 58 2.4%  
Subtotal, US students of color 300 12.5%  
US White 1,891 78.7%  
US, unknown 6 0.2%  
Non-resident Alien 207 8.6%  
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking 2,404 100.0%  
Degrees Conferred (2014-2015) Degrees    
Bachelor's 585    
    Double/Triple/Combined Majors 36%    
Master’s 29    
Certificate of Advanced Studies 1    
Placement Rate (7-9 months out) Class 2014    
Total Placement Rate 96.8%    
    Primarily Postbacc. Education 18.7%    
    Primarily Employed 78.1%    
Most Popular Majors at Graduation Percent of Students  
Economics 19.0%    
Psychology 12.1%    
Biology 12.0%    
Government 10.8%    
English 10.1%    
1-yr Retention (Persistence) Rate Fall 2014 Cohort  
Freshmen Returning Sophomore Year 89.2%    
Cohort Graduation Rates (entering term) 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
Fall 2008 79.5% 84.1% 84.7%
Fall 2009 82.2% 85.8% 86.7%
Fall 2010 80.8% 83.3%  
Fall 2011 82.5%    
Tuition and Fees (2015-2016)  
Comprehensive Fee $62,150    
    Tuition & Fees $49,420    
    Room & Board $12,730    
Financial Aid Profile (2014-2015)  
Undergraduates Receiving Aid 96.0%    
Undergraduates Receiving SLU Gift Aid 94.5%    
Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants 18.9%    
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study) $36,714    
Faculty  
FTE* Faculty 192.0    
Total Faculty 207    
    Full-time 176    
    Part-time /Lecturer /Adjunct/Phased retirements 31    
Faculty with PhD/Highest Terminal Degree 98%    
Faculty of Color (FT+PT) 16%    
   
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11:1    
Avg. class size (median) 16    
Student Life  
Living on campus 99%    
Fraternity/Sorority 18%    
Involved in Intercolleagiate Athletics 29%    
# Clubs & organizations 100-110    
Information Technology  
Students bringing PC to campus 98%    
# PCs for public and acad. purposes 758    
Endowment Fund 30-Jun-15    
Endowment Market Value, EOY $282,085,578  
Alumni FY 14-15    
Alumni giving rate (as % solicited) 27%    
Total voluntary support $14,103,206    

*FTE = Full Time Equivalent