Financing a SLU Education
A college education is one of the most important investments you can make in yourself, and that's why Saint Louis University provides you with individual assistance and the very best resources throughout the entire financial aid process.
SLU's financial aid counselors understand the sacrifices that students and families make to pay for a quality education. Our staff of highly trained professionals are personally invested in creating the best aid package for you. The investment to attend an esteemed Jesuit, Catholic institution is significant, but SLU offers and awards many scholarships, grants, loans and work opportunities. From state and federal aid, to assistance from generous alumni and donors, our office will put the best available package together for you based upon these resources. In addition, there are special aid opportunities as upperclassmen to help you continue your education at SLU.
Here are some of the facts and figures:
97 percent of first-time freshmen were awarded financial aid assistance in 2011-2012.
More than $45 million in financial aid was awarded to first-time freshmen in 2011-2012. Of this total, 74 percent was awarded in the form of scholarship or grant assistance.
Saint Louis University scholarship programs are awarded based on academic merit, talents, service, leadership and financial need.
The average financial aid package for a 2011-2012 first-time freshman totaled $26,830.