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Saint Louis University
1 N Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63104
Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818, SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River and the second-oldest Jesuit university in the nation. It has a current enrollment of 13,505 students, including 8,687 undergraduate students and 4,818 graduate students.
Notable alumni include filmmaker/screenwriter James Gunn ("Guardians of the Galaxy"); Broadway producer David Merrick; and actors Robert Guillaume and Andreas Katsulas.
Libraries: Saint Louis University has four libraries. Pius XII Memorial Library is the general academic library. It holds over 1 million books, 6,000 journal subscriptions, and 140 electronic databases. SLU has reciprocal borrowing arrangements with other Missouri institutions through the MOBIUS consortium. Community members may obtain borrowing privileges by joining Saint Louis University Library Associates for $100 per year.
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