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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    572
  • Program Cost
    $54,355
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
3674 Lindell
132 Cook Hall
Saint Louis, Missouri 63108, United States
Website

Founded in 1910, the John Cook School of Business is the oldest business school west of the Mississippi. In addition to our highly ranked business programs, we focus on career planning, internships and opportunities to make contacts with business professionals in each of our areas of study. We weave together three important elements — Values, Leadership, Action — to create a unique and stimulating environment as the foundation for success. The graduate business programs are designed for current and aspiring business professionals to grow their expertise, while reaching their personal and professional goals.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    63%
  • Selectivity
    88%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $65,563.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About St. Louis University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.31 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 37
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 114
Admissions Selectivity
88% Cook School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

572 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 575
72% 572
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 65
88% 88
63% 63.0
Female
28% 28
International
22% 22
Re-Applicants
3% 3
100% 100
Wait-listed
100% 1
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Missouri
  • Saint Louis University
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Missouri - Saint Louis
  • Lindenwood University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Moderately Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Emerson
  • Graybar
  • Citi Mortgage
  • The Laclede Group
  • Northrop Grumman
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
4% 4
2% 2
710 to 739
2% 2
2% 2
680 to 709
6% 6
7% 7
650 to 679
6% 6
5% 5
620 to 649
10% 10
11% 11
590 to 619
16% 16
14% 14
560 to 589
17% 17
19% 19
530 to 559
19% 19
19% 19
500 to 529
6% 6
7% 7
Under 500
14% 14
14% 14
English Language Requirements
570 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 25%
Top Industry
  • Technology 20%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 15%
Worlwide Technology 4
Top Employer
  • Rawlings 2
  • Buckingham Asset Management 1
  • Grant Cooper and Associates 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Cook School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
64% 64
61% 60.97325153374234
64% Receive Offers
50% 50
56% 55.69710982658959
50% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
32% 32
22% 21.9117610062893
32% Receive Offers
41% 41
25% 25.424767441860464
41% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
22% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Worlwide Technology 4
  • Rawlings 2
  • Buckingham Asset Management 1
  • Grant Cooper and Associates 1
  • Arizona Chemical 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
10% 10
Data not provided
General Management
20% 20
$76,750.00
50K 150K
Human Resources
5% 5
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
25% 25
$65,782.00
52K 77K
Information Technology
20% 20
$62,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
20% 20
$67,750.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10
Data not provided
Consumer Products
5% 5
Data not provided
Financial Services
15% 15
Data not provided
Manufacturing
25% 25
$65,750.00
51K 80K
Non-profit
10% 10
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
15% 15
$87,000.00
51K 150K
Technology
20% 20
$62,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
35% 35
$52,000.00
40K 62K
More than one year, up to three years
35% 35
$60,143.00
50K 75K
More than five years
20% 20
$96,532.00
77K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
European Free Trade Zone
5% 5
Data not provided
North America
95% 95
$65,563.00
40K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
90% 90
$66,066.00
40K 150K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Worldwide Technology 4
  • Source Medical 1
  • AXA Advisors 1
  • Deloitte 1
  • Express Scripts 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 17
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 87
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $54,355
  • Budget $17,400
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $54,355
  • Budget $17,400
2 Full Tuition Scholarships
$23,300 Average Scholarship Amount 97% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
97% 97
97% 97
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
36 Cook School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Not for Profit Management, Project Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

22% Married Students 31% International Students
44% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
92% 92
Asian American
4% 4
African American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
69% 69
Asia
25% 25
Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,747 Living MBA Alumni
32% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.