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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    530
  • Enrollment
    708
Contact Information
1000 LaSalle Ave SCH 103
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, United States
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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
    71%
  • Selectivity
    97%

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About University of St. Thomas

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 85
  • Median 63
  • Middle 80% 26 to 197
Admissions Selectivity
97% Opus College of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

530 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
66% 528
66% 530
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 185
97% 97
71% 71.0
Female
43% 43
International
3% 3
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
  • Interviews Considered
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
2% 2
1% 1
680 to 709
5% 5
6% 6
650 to 679
5% 5
0% 0
620 to 649
6% 6
6% 6
590 to 619
9% 9
11% 11
560 to 589
9% 9
6% 6
530 to 559
17% 17
23% 23
500 to 529
11% 11
6% 6
Under 500
35% 35
40% 40
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $961
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $961
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
37% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
43% 130
14% 41
Students in Core Classes
23 Opus College of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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
  • Credits required for graduation 51
  • Average # of months to complete program 42
  • Six-Year completion rate 69%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Every weekend, Alternate weekends, One weekend per month, Occasional week-long sessions
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Asian American
7% 7
Multiethnic
3% 3
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

14,983 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
9% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months