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Saint Louis University

About Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 13,000 strong, seeking to mold their lives into something stronger.

The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.

In SLU's classrooms, ethics, spirituality and compassion are fundamental, no matter what the subject. More than 80 of SLU's courses integrate service into academics. And this spirit pervades campus; SLU students, faculty and staff provide more than a million service hours each year.

In addition, Saint Louis University is a major catalyst for urban renewal in the heart of a remarkable city. The University has funded more than $850 million in campus improvements and expansions during the past 25 years. And its annual economic impact on the region exceeds $715 million.

Founded in 1818, SLU was the first university west of the Mississippi River. As it approaches 200 years, Saint Louis University is going boldly forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.

About SLU Lacrosse

Saint Louis University (SLU) Men's Lacrosse team competes in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division II and the Lone Star Alliance (LSA). The program was founded in 1992. SLU has previously placed players on the 1st Team, 2nd Team, 3rd Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention Lists and the MCLA Scholar Athletes. The team is compiled mostly from students who have played in high school programs and clubs across the country. Each individual brings their own unique skills, talents, and tricks. SLU Lax is known to play games commonly on the SLU Medical Center Stadium. Every year SLU competes against big Midwest schools such as Washington University in St. Louis, Kansas State University, Creighton, and Missouri State University just to name a few.