Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    697
  • Program Cost
    $100,225
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    34%
  • Selectivity
    30%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $96,207
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
Campus Box 1133
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63130, United States
Website
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Olin Business School

About Olin Business School

Collegial and collaborative describe the Olin community. With approximately 1,800 students in 12 degree programs, class size is perfect for interactive learning, team-focused work and first-name-basis relationships with professors. Flexible curriculum allows for career-oriented experiences every semester like consulting projects in the U.S. or abroad, internships and board fellowships, plus study options on six continents. Entrepreneurship courses and competitions foster a thriving startup environment. Olin alumni lead with purpose, integrity and critical thinking skills required to succeed in the global economy.

Events Calendar

  • Aug 14
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Creativity Leading to Breakthrough Performance

    St. Louis, MO

    Innovation is the key driver for thriving companies in today’s economy. This seminar will provide you with a set of practical skills and techniques to enhance your ability to develop fresh ideas that have the potential to create significant value for the organization. We will discover the eight steps behind every successful idea and engage in hands-on activities for each of these steps. You will also learn how to identify common blocks to creativity and specific techniques to overcome them effectively.

  • Aug 18
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum - Boston

    Boston, MA

    Attend one of our events to learn more about Olin Business School's MBA program. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Aug 19
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum - Washington, DC

    Washington, DC

    Attend one of our events to learn more about Olin Business School's MBA program. We look forward to meeting you!

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About Washington University, St. Louis

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.38 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 62
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 21 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
30% Olin Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

697 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
83% 666
87% 697
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,404
30% 30.0
34% 34.0
Female
31% 31
International
74% 74
Re-Applicants
3% 3
40% 40
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Business
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Seoul National University
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
  • Indiana University - Bloomington
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Not Considered
$51,034 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • U.S. Military Services
  • Infosys
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
3% 3
740 to 769
8% 8
15% 15
710 to 739
25% 25
34% 34
680 to 709
22% 22
24% 24
650 to 679
13% 13
10% 10
620 to 649
12% 12
10% 10
590 to 619
8% 8
3% 3
560 to 589
4% 4
0% 0
530 to 559
4% 4
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 18%
Top Industry
  • Other 17%
  • Consumer Products 16%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 15%
Citi 5
Top Employer
  • Emerson 4
  • Amazon 3
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Olin Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
82% 82
64% 63.699022556390986
82% Receive Offers
79% 79
58% 57.85206896551723
79% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
21% 21.110859375
14% Receive Offers
17% 17
25% 24.93132867132867
17% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Citi 5
  • Emerson 4
  • Amazon 3
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev 3
  • Kimberly-Clark 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$107,500.00
73K 135K
Finance/Accounting
40% 40
$94,593.00
60K 115K
General Management
3% 3
Data not provided
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
$94,408.00
58K 138K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
10% 10
$92,333.00
60K 114K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10
$114,722.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
16% 16
$98,857.00
85K 114K
Financial Services
18% 18
$91,071.00
60K 100K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
8% 8
$98,250.00
90K 105K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
Data not provided
Non-profit
4% 4
$71,000.00
43K 100K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
15% 15
$97,876.00
75K 120K
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
7% 7
$89,000.00
60K 115K
Other
17% 17
$90,667.00
42K 138K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
7% 7
$92,875.00
78K 100K
More than one year, up to three years
23% 23
$97,639.00
43K 135K
More than five years
33% 33
$99,568.00
70K 138K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
7% 7
$88,417.00
42K 138K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
1% 1
Data not provided
North America
92% 92
$96,587.00
43K 135K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
$96,000.00
78K 115K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 3
$84,333.00
70K 93K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
$102,708.00
78K 115K
U.S. Midwest
63% 63
$98,109.00
43K 135K
U.S. West
12% 12
$95,111.00
60K 125K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
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
  • Sigma-Aldrich 6
  • Citi 4
  • Centene 4
  • Emerson 4
  • Kimberly-Clark 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • New York Talent Summit/Alumni Reception
  • Chicago Talent Summit/Alumni Reception
  • Silicon Valley Talent Summit/A;umni Reception
  • Midwest Career Fair - Chicago

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$218,666
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $100,225
  • Budget $73,918
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$218,666
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $100,225
  • Budget $73,918
42 Full Tuition Scholarships
$29,437 Average Scholarship Amount 74% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
74% 74
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$4,827,725
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
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 $39,330
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
59 Olin Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • -Wireless upgrade for all buildings -Upgraded networks for Executive Programs remote locations -Provided Executive MBA students with iPads -Developed AV architecture for new buildings -Updated Olin’s website to Sharepoint 2010 -Deployed CampusGroups, enabling student groups to self-manage -Deployed Digital Measures, for faculty activity management and tracking

Students: Who are my classmates?

23% Married Students 38% International Students
27% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
74% 74
African American
10% 10
Asian American
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
62% 62
Asia
36% 36
South America
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

12,114 Living MBA Alumni 10 Countries where alumni clubs exist
39 Active alumni clubs
18% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months