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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    568
  • Program Cost
    $62,060
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
1000 LaSalle Ave SCH 103
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, United States
Website

The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business invites you to rise with us. With a vision to educate highly principled global leaders, we are the only private university in Minnesota accredited by AACSB International and are ranked in the top 25% of accredited business schools. Featuring the world’s largest business ethics faculty, an emphasis on leadership and decision-making is integrated throughout the curriculum. We offer undergraduate concentrations in 13 fields and master’s degrees in seven programs, including full- and part-time MBA programs. The school enrolls another 4,300 participants annually in executive-education classes.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    51%
  • Selectivity
    79%
  • Job Offers
    78%
  • Average Salary
    $74,222.00
  • Top Industry
    Other

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About University of St. Thomas

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.0 GPA of All Applicants 3.2 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 47
  • Median 37
  • Middle 80% 3 to 99
Admissions Selectivity
79% Opus College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

568 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
63% 500
71% 568
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 92
79% 79.0
51% 51.0
Female
37% 37
International
25% 25
Re-Applicants
2% 2
50% 50
Wait-listed
100% 2
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Management
  • Other Business
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Other Humanities
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of St. Thomas
  • St. Cloud State University
  • St. John's University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Wells Fargo
  • Target
  • Ameriprise
  • Excel
  • Donaldson
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
1% 1
680 to 709
5% 5
2% 2
650 to 679
3% 3
1% 1
620 to 649
11% 11
25% 25
590 to 619
12% 12
15% 15
560 to 589
10% 10
7% 7
530 to 559
17% 17
30% 30
500 to 529
10% 10
1% 1
Under 500
28% 28
18% 18
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 48%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 28%
  • Financial Services 24%
  • Non-profit 0%
Ecolab 2
Top Employer
  • Cummins 2
  • Lifetouch 2
  • Smiths Medical 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
78% Opus College of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
59% 59
64% 63.699022556390986
59% Receive Offers
59% 59
58% 57.85206896551723
59% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
19% 19
21% 21.110859375
19% Receive Offers
19% 19
25% 24.93132867132867
19% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
69% Graduates seeking full-time employment
31% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Ecolab 2
  • Cummins 2
  • Lifetouch 2
  • Smiths Medical 1
  • Pentair 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
$56,143.00
40K 67K
General Management
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
43% 43
$83,833.00
70K 95K
Information Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
24% 24
$88,000.00
67K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
28% 28
$64,250.00
40K 95K
Financial Services
24% 24
$66,250.00
55K 90K
Government
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
48% 48
$81,400.00
56K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
24% 24
$61,000.00
55K 70K
More than one year, up to three years
9% 9
Data not provided
More than five years
24% 24
$99,333.00
90K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
North America
100% 100
$74,222.00
40K 115K
South America
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
81% 81
$69,200.00
40K 95K
U.S. West
9% 9
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
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
  • Ecolab 3
  • DataCard 3
  • U. S. Bank 3
  • Target 3
  • Express Scripts 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Society of Hispanic MBA conference
  • Net Impact Conference
  • Association of Asian MBAs Conference
  • MBA Women International

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $62,060
  • Budget $46,463
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $62,060
  • Budget $46,463
22 Full Tuition Scholarships
$16,286 Average Scholarship Amount 84% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
41% 41
84% 84
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$674,939
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
95%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $61,919
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
20 Opus College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Non Profit Management
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • UST continuously upgrades its classroom technology to provide capabilities for computer processing, network access, web conferencing, teleconferencing, and audio-visual, image and document projection. In addition, the OCB has expanded online services in order to better meet student needs, supports marketing courses and research through its behavior lab, launched a hybrid online/on-campus part-time MBA program, and installed a digital display wall with market, financial, and business news information.

Students: Who are my classmates?

15% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
75% 75
African American
12% 12
Asian American
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
87% 87
Asia
6% 6
Europe Free Trade Zone
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

14,675 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
11% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months