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SLU Quick Facts

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.

Fall 2013 Data as of October 1
(updated on 12/19/2013)

Student EnrollmentsHeadcountFTE
Overall Enrollment2,5062,449.8
    Undergraduate2,4142,401.3
    Graduate9248.6
Fall Freshman Class
Applicants4,424
Acceptance Rate46.4%
Yield30.7%
Matriculants631
Early Decision33%
Undergraduates by GenderHeadcountPercent
Male1,08845.1%
Female1,32654.9%
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates
by Race/Ethnicity
HeadcountPercent
US Hispanic/Latino984.1%
US Black753.1%
US Asian441.8%
US Native American/American Indian70.3%
US Nat Hawaiian/Pacific Islander30.1%
US Multiracial/Other Minority552.3%
Subtotal, US students of color28211.8%
US White1,92080.3%
US, unknown30.1%
Non-resident Alien1867.8%
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking2,391100.0%
Degrees Conferred (2012-2013)Degrees
Bachelor's534
    Double/Combined Majors32%
Master’s34
Certificate of Advanced Studies6
Placement Rate (7-9 months out)Class 2012
Total Placement Rate94.1%
    Primarily Postbacc. Education21.5%
    Primarily Employed72.6%
Most Popular Majors at GraduationPercent of Students
Economics14.6%
Psychology13.9%
Biology11.2%
Government9.4%
Environmental Studies8.8%
1-yr Retention (Persistence) RateFall 2012 Cohort
Freshmen Returning Sophomore Year89.5%
Cohort Graduation Rates (entering term)4-Year5-Year6-Year
Fall 200676.2%79.3%79.6%
Fall 200776.9%80.2%80.4%
Fall 200879.5%84.1%
Fall 200982.2%
Tuition and Fees (2013-2014)
Comprehensive Fee$57,900
    Tuition & Fees$46,040
    Room & Board$11,860
Financial Aid Profile (2013-2014)
Undergraduates Receiving Aid92.5%
Undergraduates Receiving SLU Gift Aid90.5%
Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants18.4%
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study)$34,526
Faculty
FTE Faculty189.5
Total Faculty207
    Full-time173
    Part-time /Adjunct/Lecturer /Adjunct34
Faculty with PhD/Highest Terminal Degree97%
Faculty of Color (FT+PT)16%
 
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1
Avg. class size (median)16
Student Life
Living on campus98%
Fraternity/Sorority13%
Involved in Intercolleagiate Athletics29%
# Clubs & organizations100-110
Information Technology
Students bringing PC to campus99%
# PCs for public and acad. purposes758
Endowment Fund30-Jun-13
Endowment Market Value, EOY$251,421,388
AlumniFY 12-13
Alumni giving rate (as % solicited)27.8%
Total voluntary support$12,535,419