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十大彩票平台官网 Sets You Up for Success

We value you at Saint Louis University. Our best-value education offers affordability, experiential learning, global immersion and wellness initiatives. Through these programs, you can stand out with 十大彩票平台官网 to reach your goals and make memories to last a lifetime — that’s the Billiken Promise in action.

Saint Louis University is committed to finding innovative ways to help students succeed and grow during their time as a Billiken. When you enroll as a new freshman at 十大彩票平台官网, you're eligible for these one-of-a-kind opportunities; read on to learn more.

What is the Billiken Promise?

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Access to the 十大彩票平台官网 EXP Program

十大彩票平台官网’s EXP Experiential Learning opportunities enable you to advance your professional and personal development before your first year and throughout your time at 十大彩票平台官网.

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Opportunity to Study at 十大彩票平台官网-Madrid

All 十大彩票平台官网 undergrads have the opportunity to spend at least one term (fall, spring, or summer) at our campus in Madrid, Spain. Your 十大彩票平台官网 undergraduate scholarships and grants will travel with you!

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Financial Aid Extension for a 5th Year

Although most 十大彩票平台官网 students finish their degrees in four years, eligible students may have their 十大彩票平台官网 financial aid awards extended for a fifth year (up to 10 total terms), if needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional requirements and details apply, so contact your 十大彩票平台官网 admission counselor for more information

How do I get started with 十大彩票平台官网 EXP?

Any high school, undergraduate or graduate student is eligible to participate regardless of your enrollment status at 十大彩票平台官网. Through opportunities like virtual internships, power skills courses, events and competitions, you’ll earn digital credentials. Register through the Excelerate platform to begin.

Can I earn college credit for participating in 十大彩票平台官网 EXP programs?

No. The EXP programs offered on the Excelerate platform are non-credit-bearing. But you can earn digital badges from Excelerate that document your completion of various EXP programs.

When can I study at 十大彩票平台官网-Madrid?

Students can study abroad at 十大彩票平台官网-Madrid as early as their sophomore year, although the timing of a study abroad experience may be dictated by specific academic program schedules. Students need to work on their four-year degree plans with their academic advisors early in their first year at 十大彩票平台官网, and then stay on track with that plan.

When – and how – can I use my 十大彩票平台官网 Difference Award funds?

Your 十大彩票平台官网 Difference Award is like an extra $10,000 savings account – above and beyond your financial aid package – that undergraduate students can draw on to pay for tuition for courses offered during 十大彩票平台官网’s Summer or Winter terms (either online, in St. Louis, or at 十大彩票平台官网-Madrid).

These funds cannot be used until your second full academic year of study (regardless of your student “classification” – FR, SO, JR, SR) or beyond. And if you haven’t fully used all of your 十大彩票平台官网 Difference Award funds as an undergraduate, in certain circumstances you can use the remainder to help pay for selected 十大彩票平台官网 graduate programs (excluding programs in Law and Medicine).

As with all financial awards, restrictions apply; so contact your 十大彩票平台官网 Financial Aid counselor for more details.

Are all these opportunities required as a 十大彩票平台官网 student?

No! 十大彩票平台官网 students are not required to participate in the Billiken Promise offerings. Students can choose one or all four — it’s up to you!

Can I really extend my 十大彩票平台官网 financial aid award for a fifth year if needed?

In most cases, yes.  Unless you’re on academic probation, 十大彩票平台官网 will extend students’ undergraduate financial aid packages beyond the standard eight terms/four years, and guarantee up to 10 Fall and/or Spring terms (or five total years) of financial aid. For more details, contact your 十大彩票平台官网 Financial Aid Counselor.

Start Your 十大彩票平台官网 Success Story

Ready to be a dreamer with the Billiken Promise? Start your application for admission today!