'U.S. News & World Report' Names SLU Among Top-100 National Universities


ST. LOUIS — Saint Louis University is one of the top-100 national universities in the country according to U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual undergraduate rankings Tuesday.

In the publication’s “Best Colleges 2015” guidebook, SLU was ranked No. 99 among the country’s 267 national universities on a list topped by Princeton, Harvard and Yale. The ranking places SLU among the top-five Jesuit institutions on the national universities list.

U.S. News also ranked SLU’s John Cook School of Business No. 79 on a list of the nation’s leading undergraduate business programs. The school is home to a number of the country’s top-rated specialties as well, including entrepreneurship (#12), international business (#18) and supply chain management.

In a new category for this year, U.S. News ranked SLU No. 20 among national universities on a list of “Best Colleges for Veterans.” In recent years, the University has committed additional resources to assist servicemen and women and their families. Click here to learn more about military student resources.

The top-100 U.S. News national university ranking comes on the heels of other national recognition for SLU’s academic programs, which are grounded in a longstanding Jesuit commitment to excellence and rigor.

In July, the University was named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Colleges” list, with the magazine also calling SLU a “rising star.” Read more about the Forbes listing here.

In August, the Princeton Review included SLU on its “379 Best Colleges List,” which features only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges. Read more about the Princeton Review listing here.

About Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,500 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.

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