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2022 Best Colleges for General Studies

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14,691

Graduates Per Year

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$43K

Average Salary

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#36

Most Popular Major

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TOP

50

Popularity

Very Popular

14,691

139% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

413

115% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

35

Civil Engineering

14,832

36

General Studies

14,691

37

Journalism

12,988

Cost

Somewhat Affordable

$25,470

20% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

280

Construction Engineering

$25,515

281

General Studies

$25,470

282

Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management

$25,418

Salary

Low Salary

$32,521

16% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

236

Liberal Arts and Sciences

$32,521

237

General Studies

$32,521

238

Humanities

$32,521

Professors

Average

4.1/5

2.5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

138

Social Sciences

139

General Studies

140

Religious Studies

Students

Average Diversity

3.9/5

6.49% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

166

Multicultural and Diversity Studies

167

General Studies

168

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SUMMARY

Choosing to study General Studies is not only a valuable choice, but typically a critical first step for undergrads intending to enter a career as a brand manager, a general manager, or a nonprofit program manager. Interestingly, general studies is somewhat popular coming in at the 36th most popular degree. In the last year, there were 14,691 general studies degrees conferred. In-state tuition for general studies at private institutions is, on average, 3.4 times more pricey than their public fellows.

There are 413 universities which offer general studies. 413 institutions is on par with other majors offered in the United States. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other general studies majors, look at universities in Texas which have more undergrads admitted to general studies than any other state. less precisely, the top region to get a degree in general studies is in the Southeast region with Western Kentucky University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and University of Mississippi best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick of the best conference to major in general studies is the Conference USA with Western Kentucky University, University of North Texas, and Marshall University representing the conference. That being said, our choice for the best school for general studies is Cornell University. You may also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The best school does not have to be the best school for every student. There can be tons more facets to think about when deciding on institution. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food would change your choice on which university to attend. Here at Authority, we've weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which general studies university has the best campus, the answer is University of Connecticut. If you are very interested in which college is home to the finest campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, professor reviews, student reviews, and more so we can compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our comprehensive list for the universities with the best student life here and from that list, our pick of the university with the best student life for general studies is Cornell University. Are you curious why? Keep reading to learn more about Authority's top selections. Many of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a significant deciding factor in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Cornell University. Cornell University is the most expensive university for general studies, at least regarding out of state attendance. We do have a page for the most expensive colleges that could put the price tag of Cornell University into perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that general studies is the 281st most expensive program in the nation, with an average associated cost of $25,500. On a broader scale, the most costly state for general studies in the nation is Oregon with costs at the main university, University of Portland, of $47,478. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the country for general studies is the Mid East region which is best demonstrated with Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus with a cost of $43,654, Cornell University with a cost of $56,550, and Villanova University with a cost of $54,550.

Our cheapest region for general studies is the Southeast region which is represented by Louisiana State University-Alexandria with a cost of $4,984, Louisiana State University-Shreveport with a cost of $5,656, and Mississippi Valley State University with a cost of $6,726. On the bright side, the most affordable school for general studies is University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee. Authority's full list of the most affordable colleges can be explored here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $8,700 for a degree in general studies. The price inflates by a lot to a median of $18,900 for the out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our choice for the college with the best value for general studies: Cornell University. On this page you can see our comprehensive list about the schools we see as being the best value in general. Bear in mind, this idea is based on being an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for general studies students can cover a wide range, but two years after finishing the degree graduates will often make in the neighborhood of $43,100. While there can be a lot of variation in pay; top earners can bring in up to $81,400. Even right out of school, the lowest earning jobs within the general studies field earn $22,100, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates from general studies graduated from Villanova University and if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The prevailing diversity of general studies ranks decent, coming in the 58th percentile of all majors. The university with the highest composite diversity for general studies is Cornell University and here you can find our comprehensive list of the universities with the most diversity. The financial diversity of General Studies only is within the 61st percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is even less in the 53rd percentile. White undergraduates compose the largest proportion at 60% of students studying general studies. Additionally, 56% of students seeking a general studies major are women.

The median rating of general studies professors is 4.1 stars, a score which is 2% better than the average score across all majors; which is a good ranking. If you want the most popular general studies instructor in the country, take a look at Kurt Olson at Modesto Junior College. It might surprise you, but the top ranked general studies professors from student rankings come from George Mason University. As we consider data other than simply rankings we find that the university possessing the overall best professors for general studies is Cornell University. One will find an explanation of our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as many of the finest instructors in the country.

Finally, the hardest university to get into for general studies is United States Naval Academy. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have an extensive list for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you understand that looking at university with context only informed by superlatives can cause issues. We at Authority hope you explore our other pages on different schools and read a couple of our background articles on important details to consider as you continue your university search.

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University of North Texas

#1 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of North Texas is a very large public university located in Denton, TX ranked 24th in Texas. It has a total of 35,111 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 73.61% acceptance rate. University of North Texas offers 243 different majors and is best known for its General Studies, Jazz, and Fashion Merchandising programs (nationally ranked 1st, 6th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,295 for students from Texas and $18,423 for those from out-of-state, University of North Texas is reasonably priced. 55.16% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to take in near $45,000 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

Denton, TX

www.unt.edu

C+

Rating

74%

Acceptance

43,963

Students

#668

Ranking

$18,423

Tuition

Cornell University

#2 Best Colleges for General Studies

Cornell University is a very large private university located in Ithaca, NY ranked 11th in America. It has a total of 15,464 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 10.85% of applicants. Cornell University offers 323 different majors and is best known for its Human Resources, Agricultural Business and Management, and Agriculture programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $56,550 per year, Cornell University is very high-priced. 89.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $77,200 per year, which is 86% above the national median.

Ithaca, NY

www.cornell.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

24,189

Students

#11

Ranking

$56,550

Tuition

DePaul University

#3 Best Colleges for General Studies

DePaul University is a very large private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 13th in Illinois. It has a total of 16,625 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 68.22% of applicants. DePaul University offers 263 different majors and is best known for its General Studies, Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, and Computer Programming programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $40,551 per year, DePaul University is quite expensive. 65.8% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $53,300 per year, which is 28% greater than the national median.

Chicago, IL

https://www.depaul.edu

A-

Rating

68%

Acceptance

26,721

Students

#314

Ranking

$40,551

Tuition

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

#4 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a very large public university located in Ann Arbor, MI ranked 37th in the nation. It has a total of 31,206 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting more or less 2 in 9 applicants. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Experimental Psychology, Data Modeling and Database Administration, and German Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $15,230 for students from Michigan and $50,872 for those from out-of-state, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is exceptionally pricey. 86.28% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home more or less $63,400 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.

Ann Arbor, MI

https://umich.edu/

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

48,218

Students

#37

Ranking

$50,872

Tuition

University of Mississippi

#5 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Mississippi is a very large public university located in University, MS ranked 4th in Mississippi. It has a total of 20,114 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 88.14% of applicants. University of Mississippi offers 178 different majors and is best known for its Forensic Chemistry, General Studies, and Geological Engineering programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,718 for students from Mississippi and $24,990 for those from out-of-state, University of Mississippi is somewhat moderately costly. 53.32% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to make close to $42,700 per year, which is 3% above the national median.

University, MS

www.olemiss.edu

C+

Rating

88%

Acceptance

25,133

Students

#715

Ranking

$24,990

Tuition

University of Miami

#6 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Miami is a large private university located in Coral Gables, FL ranked 59th in the United States. It has a total of 12,351 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 27.13% acceptance rate. University of Miami offers 309 different majors and is best known for its Information Technology Administration and Management, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, and Broadcast Journalism programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $50,400 per year, University of Miami is exceptionally costly. 74.98% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn about $60,100 per year, which is 45% above the national median.

Coral Gables, FL

www.miami.edu/

A+

Rating

27%

Acceptance

19,618

Students

#59

Ranking

$50,400

Tuition

Wake Forest University

#7 Best Colleges for General Studies

Wake Forest University is a mid-sized private university located in Winston-Salem, NC ranked 62nd in the United States. It has a total of 5,399 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting nearly two out of seven applicants. Wake Forest University offers 100 different majors and is best known for its French Studies, General Studies, and Elementary Education and Teaching programs (nationally ranked 1st, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,430 per year, Wake Forest University is exceptionally expensive. 85.68% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in approximately $63,800 per year, which is 54% above the national median.

Winston-Salem, NC

www.wfu.edu

A+

Rating

30%

Acceptance

9,032

Students

#62

Ranking

$54,430

Tuition

University of Connecticut

#8 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Connecticut is a very large public university located in Storrs, CT ranked 130th in America. It has a total of 20,479 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 49.42% of applicants. University of Connecticut offers 376 different majors and is best known for its Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Actuarial Science, and History Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $13,798 for in-state students and $36,466 for those from out-of-state, University of Connecticut is quite costly. 72.61% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn around $58,400 per year, which is 41% above the national median.

Storrs, CT

uconn.edu/

A

Rating

49%

Acceptance

29,683

Students

#130

Ranking

$36,466

Tuition

Texas Christian University

#9 Best Colleges for General Studies

Texas Christian University is a large private university located in Fort Worth, TX ranked 119th in America. It has a total of 9,780 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.12% of applicants. Texas Christian University offers 199 different majors and is best known for its Computer Systems Analysis, Entrepreneurship, and Fashion Merchandising programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $49,160 per year, Texas Christian University is very pricey. 77.26% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring home approximately $52,800 per year, which is 27% greater than the national median.

Fort Worth, TX

www.tcu.edu/

A

Rating

47%

Acceptance

11,499

Students

#119

Ranking

$49,160

Tuition

Villanova University

#10 Best Colleges for General Studies

Villanova University is a large private institution located in Villanova, PA ranked 91st in the nation. It has a total of 7,676 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 28.24% of applicants. Villanova University offers 167 different majors and is best known for its Physical Sciences, Management Science, and Organizational Leadership programs (nationally ranked 4th, 6th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,550 per year, Villanova University is exceptionally high-priced. 60.52% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate close to $77,900 per year, which is 88% over the national median.

Villanova, PA

www.villanova.edu

A+

Rating

28%

Acceptance

12,719

Students

#91

Ranking

$54,550

Tuition

University of South Florida-Main Campus

#11 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of South Florida-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Tampa, FL ranked 216th in the United States. It has a total of 37,780 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.63% of applicants. University of South Florida-Main Campus offers 238 different majors and is best known for its Audiology, Social Science Teacher Education, and Criminology programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,559 for students from Florida and $15,473 for those from out-of-state, University of South Florida-Main Campus is moderately priced. 65.22% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to bring in close to $43,500 per year, which is 5% over the national median.

Tampa, FL

www.usf.edu

A

Rating

48%

Acceptance

51,808

Students

#216

Ranking

$15,473

Tuition

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

#12 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Washington-Seattle Campus is a very large public university located in Seattle, WA ranked 110th in the US. It has a total of 39,443 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 51.76% acceptance rate. University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 687 different majors and is best known for its Informatics, Environmental Science, and Physician Assistant Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $10,370 for in-state students and $37,071 for those from out-of-state, University of Washington-Seattle Campus is quite costly. 77.21% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make more or less $57,700 per year, which is 39% greater than the national median.

Seattle, WA

www.washington.edu

A

Rating

52%

Acceptance

56,315

Students

#110

Ranking

$37,071

Tuition

The University of Texas at Arlington

#13 Best Colleges for General Studies

The University of Texas at Arlington is a very large public university located in Arlington, TX ranked 30th in Texas. It has a total of 42,763 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 82.89% acceptance rate. The University of Texas at Arlington offers 179 different majors and is best known for its Social Work, Construction Engineering, and General Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 9th, and 13th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,624 for students from Texas and $25,713 for those from out-of-state, The University of Texas at Arlington is reasonably pricey. 50.84% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in more or less $48,700 per year, which is 17% greater than the national median.

Arlington, TX

https://WWW.UTA.EDU

C+

Rating

83%

Acceptance

60,035

Students

#800

Ranking

$25,713

Tuition

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

#14 Best Colleges for General Studies

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Stillwater, OK ranked 3rd in Oklahoma. It has a total of 22,404 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 69.98% of applicants. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus offers 260 different majors and is best known for its Technical Teacher Education, Agricultural Public Services, and Fire Protection programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,357 for students from Oklahoma and $20,877 for those from out-of-state, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is reasonably pricey. 54.49% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make more or less $46,500 per year, which is 12% over the national median.

Stillwater, OK

www.okstate.edu/

B

Rating

70%

Acceptance

27,200

Students

#488

Ranking

$20,877

Tuition

Eastern Connecticut State University

#15 Best Colleges for General Studies

Eastern Connecticut State University is a small public college located in Willimantic, CT ranked 13th in Connecticut. It has a total of 5,425 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 63.87% acceptance rate. Eastern Connecticut State University offers 44 different majors and is best known for its Labor Studies, Preschool Education and Teaching, and General Studies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 15th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,924 for in-state students and $17,726 for those from out-of-state, Eastern Connecticut State University is reasonably priced. 52.92% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate around $46,400 per year, which is 12% over the national median.

Willimantic, CT

www.easternct.edu/

B-

Rating

64%

Acceptance

5,714

Students

#594

Ranking

$17,726

Tuition

Texas Tech University

#16 Best Colleges for General Studies

Texas Tech University is a very large public university located in Lubbock, TX ranked 18th in Texas. It has a total of 33,618 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting something like 7/10ths of applicants. Texas Tech University offers 215 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural Public Services, Human Sciences, and Rhetoric and Composition programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,744 for students from Texas and $16,704 for those from out-of-state, Texas Tech University is moderately priced. 58.48% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home near $51,400 per year, which is 24% greater than the national median.

Lubbock, TX

www.ttu.edu

B

Rating

69%

Acceptance

41,153

Students

#431

Ranking

$16,704

Tuition

University of Central Florida

#17 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of Central Florida is a very large public university located in Orlando, FL ranked 195th in the nation. It has a total of 68,412 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 44.36% acceptance rate. University of Central Florida offers 195 different majors and is best known for its Hospitality Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Physical Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $4,478 for in-state students and $19,810 for those from out-of-state, University of Central Florida is moderately priced. 66.14% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to take home close to $45,400 per year, which is 9% greater than the national median.

Orlando, FL

www.ucf.edu/

A

Rating

44%

Acceptance

80,378

Students

#195

Ranking

$19,810

Tuition

University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee

#18 Best Colleges for General Studies

University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee is a small public university located in Sarasota, FL ranked 182nd in the United States. It has a total of 2,314 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.61% acceptance rate. University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee offers 27 different majors and is best known for its Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Hospitality Management, and Communication Sciences and Disorders programs (nationally ranked 5th, 13th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,206 for in-state students and $15,120 for those from out-of-state, University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee is moderately priced. 65.22% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn near $43,500 per year, which is 5% above the national median.

Sarasota, FL

usfsm.edu/

A

Rating

24%

Acceptance

2,505

Students

#182

Ranking

$15,120

Tuition

Oklahoma City University

#20 Best Colleges for General Studies

Oklahoma City University is a small private college located in Oklahoma City, OK ranked 4th in Oklahoma. It has a total of 1,859 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.64% of applicants. Oklahoma City University offers 123 different majors and is best known for its Drama and Dance Teacher Education, Broadcast Journalism, and Acting programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 15th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $28,094 per year, Oklahoma City University is reasonably pricey. 56.58% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring in near $42,800 per year, which is 3% greater than the national median.

Oklahoma City, OK

www.okcu.edu

B

Rating

75%

Acceptance

3,163

Students

#526

Ranking

$28,094

Tuition

East Carolina University

#21 Best Colleges for General Studies

East Carolina University is a very large public university located in Greenville, NC ranked 16th in North Carolina. It has a total of 25,196 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.72% of applicants. East Carolina University offers 187 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Accounting and Business Management, and Home Economics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,452 for students from North Carolina and $20,729 for those from out-of-state, East Carolina University is somewhat moderately pricey. 61.11% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $40,500 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.

Greenville, NC

www.ecu.edu

C+

Rating

79%

Acceptance

32,028

Students

#783

Ranking

$20,729

Tuition

Georgia Southern University

#22 Best Colleges for General Studies

Georgia Southern University is a very large public college located in Statesboro, GA ranked 13th in Georgia. It has a total of 26,545 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 54.47% of applicants. Georgia Southern University offers 203 different majors and is best known for its Radiation Therapy, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, and Physical Therapy programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,371 for students from Georgia and $15,426 for those from out-of-state, Georgia Southern University is reasonably priced. 44.77% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to generate near $41,900 per year, which is 1% over the national median.

Statesboro, GA

www.georgiasouthern.edu

C+

Rating

54%

Acceptance

30,628

Students

#706

Ranking

$15,426

Tuition

West Virginia University

#24 Best Colleges for General Studies

West Virginia University is a very large public university located in Morgantown, WV ranked 1st in West Virginia. It has a total of 22,522 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.28% of applicants. West Virginia University offers 213 different majors and is best known for its Natural Resources Management and Policy, Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management, and Forestry programs (nationally ranked 8th, 9th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,976 for students from West Virginia and $25,320 for those from out-of-state, West Virginia University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 48.57% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn near $45,800 per year, which is 10% over the national median.

Morgantown, WV

www.wvu.edu

C+

Rating

84%

Acceptance

29,323

Students

#789

Ranking

$25,320

Tuition

Saint Louis University

#25 Best Colleges for General Studies

Saint Louis University is a large private university located in Saint Louis, MO ranked 176th in America. It has a total of 11,095 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 58.28% acceptance rate. Saint Louis University offers 243 different majors and is best known for its Occupational Therapy, Homeland Security, and Organizational Behavior Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $44,700 per year, Saint Louis University is quite pricey. 67.58% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home near $56,500 per year, which is 36% above the national median.

Saint Louis, MO

www.slu.edu

A

Rating

58%

Acceptance

16,248

Students

#176

Ranking

$44,700

Tuition