Explore SLU's Business, Finance and Leadership Fields
Pitch your business ideas to real-world investors, manage a portion of Saint Louis University's endowment or immerse yourself in the world of international business, all as part of your undergraduate degree. At Saint Louis University, your business career starts as soon as your freshman year.
Saint Louis University has a dedicated college for business — the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business , named for the SLU alumnus and billionaire businessman who founded ComPsych Corporation — but you'll also find paths to leadership and management-related careers across SLU's academic offerings.
Graduate Ready for Your Career in Business, Finance or Leadership
More than three-fourths of SLU students complete an internship before they graduate, and with nine Fortune 500 companies nearby — not to mention rankings from Forbes as one of the top cities for start-ups and Lending Tree as one of the best cities for young entrepreneurs — St. Louis is a great place to find one.
When you actually go in to interview for a job you can not just say 'oh I know the theory behind it' you can say 'yeah, I saw the theory in practice.'"— Sean McGowan, Finance Major
And if you are economically minded, you'll appreciate that more than 44% of SLU's 2018 undergraduate class completed their education without student debt and 100% of recent alums from the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business reported being satisfactorily occupied after graduation. Among other places, you can find SLU graduates working at:
- CitiGroup Inc.
- Enterprise Holdings Inc.
- IBM Global Services
- Mastercard Inc.
- Pricewaterhouse Coopers
- Wells Fargo & Co.
Business, Finance and Leadership Careers by the Numbers
Business Insider names the city of St. Louis top in the nation for 20-somethings to afford to live and work
new jobs expected in the business and finance industry by 2026*
top-executive jobs in the U.S.*
average salary for jobs in management, the highest of all major occupational groups*