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Top Reasons to Choose The Cook School of Business
Highly RankedAACSB AccreditationValues-Based EducationHighly Acclaimed FacultyFive Centers of DistinctionIn-House Career Resources CenterHands On Learning ExperienceLongstanding Business RelationshipsStrong Alumni NetworkStudy AbroadGlobal PresenceEducation for the 21st CenturyCommitment to the CommunityHighly RespectedOpen Doors. Open Minds.

Highly Ranked



The Cook School’s graduate and undergraduate business programs are nationally recognized year after year by national publications such as U.S News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek.


AACSB Accreditation


The highest standard of achievement for business schools, based upon a commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The Cook School has achieved AACSB accreditation since 1948.


Values-Based Education


Gain more than just an education. The Cook School's curriculum is based upon strong business ethics and rooted in our time-tested Jesuit principles. Earn more than a degree, earn a way of life.


Highly Acclaimed Faculty


Experience matters. The Cook School faculty are leading professionals in their fields, bringing experience, strong credentials, and renowned research to the classroom. 


Five Centers of Distinction

Our Centers of Distinction bridge the academic experience with the real world to expand students' horizons beyond the classroom and provide invaluable learning opportunities for the business community.


In-House Career Resources Center

Our Career Resources Center offers career management services to Cook School students and alumni and serves as the catalyst for creating meaningful connections and employment opportunities.


Hands On Learning Experience

Cook School students learn the principles and methods that public and private institutions utilize in decision making and are exposed to a structured pragmatic approach to solving problems. 


Longstanding Business Relationships

Business is about networking. The Cook School's strong business relationships provide valuable experiences, including speakers, internships, and employment opportunities that are unrivaled.


Strong Alumni Network

How far can a SLU business degree take you? Ask one of our 20,000+ alumni. Through programs and events, Cook School alumni stay connected, key to achieving success long after graduation.


Study Abroad

Operating in today's global market requires a sensitivity to cultural differences. Our study abroad program exposes future business leaders to key international variances that impact business.


Global Presence

SLU has a free-standing campus in Madrid, where students from more than 65 countries can pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees or earn credits towards a degree from their home campus.


Education for the 21st Century

The Cook School offers today's educational technologies to aid our students on their pursuit to success. Never miss a class note again with the Cook School's technology difference; we are on the cloud!


Commitment to the Community

A values-based education goes beyond the classroom and into the community. Through our Service Leadership program, students commit hours of service to make a difference in the lives of others. 


Highly Respected

The Cook School's 100+ year history and commitment to excellence in education, service, and attention to the person are the pillars which have allowed us to achieve world-wide acclaim and respect.


Open Doors. Open Minds.

The Cook School’s welcomes students of all backgrounds. Students participate in programs that highlight the importance of diversity in education and in today's global business world. 

About Our Students

Cook School student profiles grow more impressive each year. Our students are prepared for the rigors of a SLU business education and many incoming freshmen are already living the Jesuit tradition of service to others.  The Cook School offers a myriad of opportunities for you to serve the community and achieve academic excellence. 

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