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St. Louis

St. Louis /se?nt ?lu??s/ (French: Saint-Louis or St-Louis, [s?? lwi] ( listen)) is an independent city and a major United States port on the eastern border of Missouri. With a population of 318,172 in July 2012, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The metropolitan St. Louis area, known as Greater St. Louis, is the 19th-largest metropolitan area in the United States with a population of 2,900,605.

The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named for Saint Louis. After the Louisiana Purchase, it became a major port on the Mississippi River. Its population expanded after the American Civil War, and it became the fourth-largest city in the United States in the late 19th century. It seceded from St. Louis County in March 1877, allowing it to become an independent city and limiting its political boundaries. In 1904, it hosted the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the 1904 Summer Olympics. The city's population peaked in 1950, then began a long decline that continues in the 21st century.

The economy of St. Louis relies on service, manufacturing, trade, transportation of goods, and tourism. The city is home to several corporations including Peabody Energy, Ameren, Ralcorp and Sigma-Aldrich. St. Louis is home to three professional sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful Major League Baseball clubs; the hockey St. Louis Blues, and the football St. Louis Rams. The city is commonly identified with the Gateway Arch, part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

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Schools in and around St. Louis, MO

Name
Stevens Institute of Business & Arts
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,200 average out-state tuition; $16,200 average in-state tuition
Harris-Stowe State University
Four or more years; Public; $8,142 average out-state tuition; $4,133 average in-state tuition
Saint Louis University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $33,470 average out-state tuition; $33,470 average in-state tuition
Aquinas Institute of Theology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
St Louis Hair Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Lutheran School of Nursing
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $8,800 average out-state tuition; $8,800 average in-state tuition
Ranken Technical College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $13,608 average out-state tuition; $13,608 average in-state tuition

St. Louis, MO Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016