College for Public Health and Social Justice

USD 10,000 - USD 51,000 loan size

up to 20 years loan term

Courses we support

MPH Epidemiology Concentration
MPH in Biostatistics & Epidemiology
MPH in Health Management and Policy
MPH in Behavioral Science and Health Education
MHA in Health Administration
Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree
MPH in Global Health
MHA/MBA Dual Degree
MPH in Maternal and Child Health
MA in Biology
MPH in Public Health Practice
MPH in Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness
MS in Health Data Science
MPH in Health Management & Policy/Epidemiology Joint Concentration

The School of Public Health, founded in 1991, later transitioned to be the College for Public Health and Social Justice in July 2013. It became fully accredited in 1995.

You can pursue a degree of Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University College of Public Health and Social Justice.

SLU's College for Public Health and Social Justice is ranked No. 50 by U.S. News & World Report. It also consistently ranks SLU’s Master of Health Administration among the top-25 graduate programs in the country.

The college for public health and social justice is also accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Overall, SLU is placed between 141st and 150th (World University Rankings), while Times Higher Education ranks it between 501 and 600. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University 105 out of 443 national universities. SLU also has a campus in Madrid, Spain.

St. Louis features among the top 20 most-fun and happening cities in the US. Also called the Gateway to the West, the big city with a small-town charm is popular for its affordable living, cost-effective housing, and entertainment hotspots.

What can you study at Saint Louis University - College for Public Health and Social Justice

Public Health Programs

  • Public Health, B.S.
  • Public Health Minor
  • Public Health, B.S. to M.P.H. (Accelerated)
  • Public Health, M.P.H.
  • Public Health Studies, Ph.D.
  • Public Health, M.P.H and Law, J.D. (Dual)
  • Public Health, M.P.H. and Medicine, M.D. (Dual)
  • Public Health, M.P.H. and Nutrition and Dietetics, M.S. (Dual)
  • Public Health, M.P.H. and Physician Assistant, M.M.S. (Dual)
  • Public Health, M.P.H and Social Work, M.S.W (Dual)

Health Administration Programs

  • Health Management, B.S.
  • Health Management, B.S. to Health Administration, M.H.A.
  • Health Administration, M.H.A. (with Executive M.H.A. option)
  • Health Administration, M.H.A. and Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • Health Administration, M.H.A. and Law, J.D.
  • Master of Health Care Management

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

  • Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness Certificate
  • Geospatial Health Certificate
  • Global Health Certificate
  • Maternal Child Health Certificate
  • Quality and Performance Excellence Certificate
  • Public Health Certificate
  • Health Analytics Programs

Biostatistics, B.S.

  • Biostatistics, B.S. to Health Data Science, M.S.
  • Biostatistics and Health Analytics, M.S.

How to secure admission at Saint Louis University - College for Public Health and Social Justice

  • Application fee: $65
  • Average GRE scores: Differs between departments
  • Mean TOEFL score: 550 (paper-based), 80 (internet-based)
  • Average UG GPA: Above 2.0
  • Recommendations: Resume, letters of recommendation
  • Language eligibility test TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, SAT, ACT or Duolingo score
  • Tuition fee: $20,000
  • Health service/health insurance University Health Plan
  • Books: $1,420
  • Housing & meals: $7,450
  • Transportation: $2,330
  • Total annual cost of admission: Up to $42,530

Scholarships for international students at Saint Louis University

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships for Study in the USA

This award is for students from Scandinavia, comprising Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

To be eligible, individuals must be in the midst of applying for admission to a full-time graduate programme. The scholarship award amount can be up to $8,000.

St. Louis campus


St. Louis, MO

City Population

2.3 million +


Midwestern US


Humid subtropical climate - with cold winters and hot, humid summers. The temperature typically varies from -3°C/25°F to 32°C/89°F

Nearest Airport

St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL/KSTL)

Time Zone

Central Daylight Time (GMT -5)

Fast facts about Saint Louis University - College for Public Health and Social Justice

  • University enrollment numbers: 13,546
  • Master’s students: 5,109
  • International students: 983
  • International grad students: 28.6%
  • Countries represented: 82

Placement at Saint Louis University - College for Public Health and Social Justice

  • The institution has a placement rate of 96%, indicating high success in helping students secure employment opportunities
  • Skillsoft is an online learning platform that supports personal and professional development Working for the University holds significance beyond financial remuneration. The training and experience gained through campus employment have life-long benefits. Student employees get trained in communication skills, work ethic, leadership abilities, and appreciation for workplace diversity
  • Handshake is a valuable resource for a comprehensive range of career services. It offers job and internship postings, information on career fairs and events, on-campus interview sign-ups, sample resumes and cover letters, and more
  • The Billiken Career Launch Program aims to prepare and assist students interested in participating in experiential learning activities. The programme comprises online modules that guide students in searching for experiential learning opportunities
  • The Billiken Horizons Internship Program (BHIP) connects eligible Federal Work-Study students with on-campus employment opportunities. These opportunities align with students' academic interests and offer project-based work alongside valuable office skills
  • To apply for desired positions within BHIP, students can use Handshake and navigate to the Billiken Horizons employer profile. Upon submitting a resume and the On-Campus Employment application, applications are forwarded to the hiring manager or department responsible for hosting the student—the final decision on hiring lies with the respective hiring authorities
  • The Scholarly Undergraduate Research Grants and Experiences (SURGE) programme facilitates connections between students and faculty engaged in research, creative endeavours, and scholarly projects
  • Interested students can browse and apply to opportunities posted under the SURGE employer profile on Handshake by searching for 'SLU SURGE'
  • Career Services provides support in developing job or internship application materials. This assistance includes document critiques, sample documents, and electronic document storage through Handshake
Prodigy Finance international student loans

Prodigy Finance offers borderless financing to international students. There is no need to provide guarantors, collateral, or cosigners. Furthermore, there are no hidden fees! Our loan facilities include no penalties for early repayment and a 6-month grace period after graduating from full-time study.

Realise your dream with a Masters programme from Saint Louis University - College for Public Health and Social Justice

Learn more about Prodigy Finance - if you have further questions, you can also join a webinar, visit our FAQs, or chat to a student mentor about their study abroad experience.

Last updated: 30 Nov 2023

The purpose of this page is to provide prospective students with basic information about the school and a selection of Courses offered by the school. Whilst we have carefully compiled the overview, Prodigy Finance does not accept any liability for any inaccuracies mistakes, omisions or outdated information in the guide and we encourage prospective students and other readers to consult with the schools's website for further information. Prodigy Finance does not have any affiliation or contractual arrangement with the school. If you are a student and need more information about applying for a loan, please contact us at Any other other queries about this page can be sent to

Image of webinar host

Talk to us

Wednesday & Friday 12 pm (GMT) | 5:30 pm (IST)
Hosts: Charndre and team

Join webinar
Download our mobile app

© Prodigy Finance Limited 2007 - 2024. All Rights Reserved. Prodigy Finance Limited is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 05912562) with its registered address at 85 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LT and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. Z9851854). Prodigy Finance is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm registration number 709641) for certain consumer credit activities. Prodigy Finance loans are offered to eligible borrowers and these loans are governed by English law. Prodigy Finance Servicing, LLC is incorporated in the state of Delaware, USA, is an affiliate of Prodigy Finance Limited and conducts the business of servicing of loans for residents of certain US states. NMLS # 2155440 (Prodigy Finance Servicing, LLC) and NMLS #1611590 (Prodigy Finance Limited) ( View Prodigy Finance's lending, servicing and collection licenses.