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About St. Louis

Your gateway to something special.

In recent years, St. Louis has experienced a revitalized urban core, burgeoning expansion, and a variety of new cultural, recreational and entertainment options to choose from.

This thriving city has something to offer for all interests and ages.

Central West End and Forest Park

Nestled in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood, the University is just steps away from boutiques, local and chain restaurants, coffee shops and Forest Park. This vibrant neighborhood is a great place to relax and have fun.

The University sits adjacent to Forest Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country. Year-round you can enjoy indoor and outdoor fun in Forest Park. From free museums to paddle boats, Forest Park offers fun and relaxation on a budget.

Located within its more than 1,300 acres are attractions including:


St. Louis is home to 79 eclectic neighborhoods, allowing you to explore new cultures and experience something new at every turn.

  • Central West End: A cultural and residential district that we call home
  • The Grove: Home to restaurants, nightlife and a vibrant LGBTQ+ community
  • Delmar Loop (“The Loop”): A cultural and restaurant district known as “One of the 10 Great Streets in America” (American Planning Association)
  • Soulard: A historic neighborhood that is home to the second-largest Mardi Gras celebration in the nation

St. Louis Highlights

A True Sports Town

A Hub of Arts and Culture

Gain new perspectives through art, music, theater and more:

A Gateway to Nature

The city provides countless opportunities to explore nature:

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