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Women's and Gender Studies

Saint Louis University

24 months
1190 USD/credit 17850 USD/year
1190 USD/credit 17850 USD/year
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Women's and Gender Studies from Saint Louis University provides an interdisciplinary education about contemporary social justice issues, preparing students for leadership and advocacy roles in community or academic settings.

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Women's and Gender Studies from Saint Louis University offers five elective courses from dozens of choices in women's and gender studies; political science; African American studies; philosophy; English; history; languages, literatures and cultures; fine and performing arts; social work; and law, among others.


The SLU M.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies prepares students for:

  • Careers in community organizing, nonprofit organizations, government service, health care, business, the arts and policy research.
  • Doctoral work in women’s and gender studies and related fields.
  • Professional schools, including public health, law, social work and public policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender and American Politics
  • Women and Global Issues
  • Diversity & Anti-Oppression Practice
  • Citizenship and Social Difference
  • Middle English Literature
  • Romanticism
  • 19th Century English Literature
  • 20th Century Postcolonial Literature
  • American Political Thought

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A GPA of 3.30 or above is preferred. The M.A. program is interdisciplinary and welcomes applicants from all academic fields.

  • Application form and fee
  • Transcript(s)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing sample (preferably related to women’s and gender studies)
  • Demonstrate English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of financial support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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