General Information: Saint Louis University — located in St. Louis, Missouri, with a campus in Madrid, Spain, is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. Founded in 1818, SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

Guided by our enduring Jesuit mission, we offer our nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders. Rated among the nation’s top research universities, SLU boasts 15 graduate and undergraduate programs ranked among the top 50 in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Academically, ethics, spirituality and compassion take center stage, while outside the classroom, members of the SLU community provide more than 1.6 million service hours each year — just one reason we’re among the nation's top colleges for making an impact. In fact, more than 150 of SLU's courses integrate community engagement into academics.

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Admission: Faculty of Arts

Language Requirements: B2/C1 English

Available for students from: All programmes, American Studies students have priority

Number of exchange places available: 1

Accomodation: Saint Louis University offers a variety of on-campus housing accommodations. SLU's Housing and Residence Life webpage will provide you with a broad overview of all the different on-campus housing accommodations, including traditional residence halls and on-campus apartments. First- and second-year students typically live in traditional residence halls that include a meal plan to eat in the on-campus dining halls. Third- and fourth-year students typically live in on-campus apartments that include a kitchen to prepare meals. Please note that certain residence halls are scheduled to be open during breaks, such as Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break and Spring Break; others will close and be inaccessible during break times. Please keep this in mind as you complete your housing contract, and carefully check what dates your campus housing is open.

Visa: International exchange students must have a visa to study at SLU's St. Louis, Missouri campus. Exchange students who do not have a United States passport typically apply for a J-1 Visitor Visa. After you are admitted to Saint Louis University, confirm your enrollment, and provide proof of financial support, Saint Louis University will send you a DS-2019 form. Students are encouraged to review the necessary visa requirements and schedule an appointment at the U.S. embassy or consulate as soon as possible.

Additional information regarding the Exchange Visitor Visa may be found on through the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs and/or the Saint Louis University Office of International Services.

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