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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.

Statistics for Fall 2014 as of October 1, 2014

Student Enrollments Headcount FTE*
Overall Enrollment 2,508 2,448.8
    Undergraduate 2,406 2,380.5
    Graduate 102 68.3
Fall Freshman Class
Applicants 4,328  
Acceptance Rate 47.6%  
Yield 29.2%  
Matriculants 602  
Early Decision 29%  
Undergraduates by Gender Headcount Percent
Male 1,095 45.5%
Female 1,311 54.5%
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates
by Race/Ethnicity
Headcount Percent  
US Hispanic/Latino 105 4.4%  
US Black 77 3.2%  
US Asian 45 1.9%  
US Native American/American Indian 9 0.4%  
US Nat Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 2 0.1%  
US Multiracial/Other Minority 53 2.2%  
Subtotal, US students of color 291 12.3%  
US White 1,869 78.8%  
US, unknown 19 0.8%  
Non-resident Alien 192 8.1%  
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking 2,371 100.0%  
Degrees Conferred (2013-2014) Degrees    
Bachelor's 542    
    Double/Triple/Combined Majors 30%    
Master’s 24    
Certificate of Advanced Studies 9    
Placement Rate (7-9 months out) Class 2013    
Total Placement Rate 96.5%    
    Primarily Postbacc. Education 21.2%    
    Primarily Employed 75.3%    
Most Popular Majors at Graduation Percent of Students  
Economics 18.5%    
Biology 10.3%    
Government 10.1%    
Psychology 10.1%    
Mathematics 9.0%    
1-yr Retention (Persistence) Rate Fall 2013 Cohort  
Freshmen Returning Sophomore Year 89.8%    
Cohort Graduation Rates (entering term) 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
Fall 2007 76.9% 80.2% 80.4%
Fall 2008 79.5% 84.1% 84.6%
Fall 2009 82.2% 85.8%  
Fall 2010 80.5%    
Tuition and Fees (2014-2015)  
Comprehensive Fee $59,982    
    Tuition & Fees $47,696    
    Room & Board $12,286    
Financial Aid Profile (2014-2015)  
Undergraduates Receiving Aid 94.4%    
Undergraduates Receiving SLU Gift Aid 93.1%    
Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants 18.0%    
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study) $35,014    
Faculty  
FTE Faculty  197    
Total Faculty  211    
    Full-time 180    
    Part-time /Lecturer /Adjunct  27    
Faculty with PhD/Highest Terminal Degree  94%    
Faculty of Color (FT+PT)  15%    
   
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11:1    
Avg. class size (median) 16    
Student Life  
Living on campus 98%    
Fraternity/Sorority coming soon    
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-14    
Endowment Market Value, EOY $283,875,717  
Alumni FY 13-14    
Alumni giving rate (as % solicited) 27%    
Total voluntary support $14,482,388    

*Full Time Equivalent