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St. Louis: A Dynamic Place to Live and Learn

When you come to University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, you’ll discover a vibrant new home in a dynamic and diverse urban oasis with fine dining, exciting nightlife, art and culture and outdoor adventure just minutes away. It’s no wonder St. Louis is known for being one of the most livable cities in the Midwest.

aerial view of the St. Louis skyline


diverse people live in the city of St. Louis


unique neighborhoods in St. Louis



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No. 20

St. Louis is the 20th-largest metropolitan area in the country

Sidewalk on Euclid avenue in Central West End

The Central West End: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Nestled in St. Louis’ Central West End (CWE) neighborhood, UHSP is just steps away from boutiques, local and chain restaurants, coffee shops and Forest Park. Whether you are taking a break from studying or celebrating the weekend with friends, you are sure to find that the CWE neighborhood is a vibrant and inviting place to call home.

Forest Park: The Jewel of St. Louis

Ranked by USA Today as the #1 park in the United States, nearby Forest Park is also one of the country’s largest urban parks. Located within its more than 1,300 acres are several nationally ranked attractions, many of which are free:

  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Missouri History Museum
  • Saint Louis Science Center
  • The Muny, the country’s largest outdoor theatre

Year-round you can enjoy indoor and outdoor fun in Forest Park. From free museums to walking and biking trails, golf courses and tennis courts to ice skating and paddle boats, Forest Park offers fun and relaxation on a budget.

Forest Park bandstand in St. Louis, Missouri


Beyond the world-famous Gateway Arch National Park, you’ll find that St. Louis has a world of other exciting attractions to explore when you’re ready to take a break from your studies.

aerial view of the St. Louis skyline
St. Louis Arch
Central West End
Sidewalk on Euclid avenue in Central West End
World Chess Hall of Fame
Central West End
Forest Park bandstand in St. Louis, Missouri
Nathan Frank Bandstand in Pagoda Lake
Forest Park

Getting Around

St. Louis is home to Metro, the city’s extensive bus and train system. UHSP is conveniently located near a St. Louis Metro station for easy access to neighborhoods all over the city, St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Amtrak, as well as direct access to St. Louis Cardinals baseball and St. Louis Blues hockey games.

Connected by a network of interstate highways, the area is heavily served by ride share services like Lyft and Uber.

St. louis metro train going past Bush Stadium

See it for yourself. schedule a visit today.