Set the World on Fire


St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, urged his followers to “Go forth and set the world on fire.”

These words resonated with the founding of St. Louis University High in 1818, when the school sparked a fire that continues to spread. For 200 years, we have illuminated the world by developing leaders of intellectual competence and high moral caliber. We have provided fuel to better the world, especially for those most in need, through an active commitment to justice and service.

Yet, our flame needs to be fanned. Our third century poses new challenges. It presents new opportunities. And it calls for support from the school’s entire community to further our tradition of excellence. More ▶


now is our time to shine

Help us achieve our $70-million goal through your generosity for our young men—and their impact on others. Together we will go forth, burning brightly, to bear fruit for the world.