Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1160
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $37,350
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,373
  • University Selectivity
    75%
  • University Yield
    21%
  • Job Offers
    76%
  • Average Salary
    $42,960
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1910
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
3674 Lindell Blvd
Cook Hall Suite 130
St Louis, Missouri 63108,
Website
405x225

Cook School of Business

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It is very tight-knit. Professors know students names, and strive to form relationships with their students. They want students to succeed and are always there to help. There is a very present importance of personal interaction.

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  • Jul 29
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Graduate Business Information Session

    St. Louis, MO

    Are you ready to make the next step in your career? Then find out how a graduate business degree from Saint Louis University can help you achieve your goals at an upcoming information session.

  • Aug 5
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Graduate Business Information Session

    Chesterfield, MO

    Join Saint Louis University faculty, alumni, students, and staff for a Graduate Business Information Session. Our community members are excited to share with you the highlights of our nationally renowned graduate business programs.

  • Aug 12
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Graduate Business Information Session

    St. Louis, MO

    Are you ready to make the next step in your career? Then find out how a graduate business degree from Saint Louis University can help you achieve your goals at an upcoming information session.

About St. Louis University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
75% St. Louis University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 2.50
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 2.50
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
11517% 11,517
75% 75
21% 21
75% School Selectivity
21% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Recommended
Additional Requirements:

High school transcript and test score are both required for transfer students with less than 24 hours of college work. Transcripts of all college course work are required. International students need a TOEFL IELTS/Pearsons test even if an ACT/SAT score is sent.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1548% 1,548
80% 80
19% 19
80% Program Selectivity
19% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements 2.0 overall GPA and 2.0 GPA in any business classes taken prior to transfer
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 91
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Other 19%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 16%
  • Manufacturing 4%
  • Consulting 3%
Boeing 8
Top Employer
  • World Wide Technology 4
  • Ernst & Young 3
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
76% Cook School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
48% 47.7
62% 61.74527272727272
48% Receive Offers
48% 47.7
59% 59.252482758620694
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
28% 28.5
16% 15.83261363636364
29% Receive Offers
28% 28.5
17% 16.796475409836066
29% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
19% 19.2
9% 9.05625
19% Receive Offers
19% 19.2
9% 9.484761904761905
19% Accept Offers
77% Graduates seeking full-time employment
23% Graduates not seeking employment
47% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
36% 36
Data not provided
General Management
9% 9
Data not provided
Human Resources
4% 4
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
5% 5
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
18% 18
Data not provided
Operations/Production
12% 12
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
8% 8
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
18% 18
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
16% 16
Data not provided
Consulting
3% 3
Data not provided
Financial Services
16% 16
Data not provided
Government/Education
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
Data not provided
Manufacturing
4% 4
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
Data not provided
Non-Profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology/Science
9% 9
Data not provided
Transportation
2% 2
Data not provided
Utilities
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
19% 19
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
89% 89
Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • ALIVE Magazine 6
  • PWC 5
  • Allied Intelligence 4
  • Northwestern Mutual 4
  • The Boeing Company 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 58
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 290
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 882
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
FOCUS program: Career Development program over four years required for all business school students; Career Fairs, On-campus Recruiting, Accounting Fair, Information Sessions/Tables, Career Link (online jobs database), Etiquette Dinner, Networking Event, Mock Interviews, Resume Preparation, Job Search Skills, online resources;

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$49,846
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $37,350
  • Fees $616
  • Expenses $11,880
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$49,846
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $37,350
  • Fees $616
  • Expenses $11,880
81% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 3% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 29%
  • Merit 71%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.slu.edu/x21861.xml
Scholarships
$16,521,048
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$17,455,217
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Cook School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
43% 40
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
48% 28
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Cook School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Sports Business
More Information
Business Program Classes
16% Less than 20 Students 12% More than 50 Students
72% 21 to 50 students
28 Average number of students in non-business required electives
69 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2007
Degrees Offered
  • BS BA with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Technology Management, International Business, Leadership and Change Management, Marketing, Sports Business
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
96% 96
58% 58
Prominent Faculty
  • Seung Kim

    International Business

  • Jerome Katz

    Entrepreneurship

  • Ik-Whan Kwon

    Supply Chain Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    In-house internship office w/relationships with more than 1000 companies and not-for profit entities. With school's urban setting, an ideal location to pursue a business degree, students have the opportunity to complete an internship during fall, spring, or summer semesters.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    One-week study abroad in Panama during winter intersession; campus in Madrid, where students may study abroad for one or two semesters or may complete International Business concentration; multiple study abroad/exchange program sites--students may use university scholarships during fall or spring semesters at any approved SLU study abroad or exchange programs;

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    SERVICE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM is nationally recognized:Templeton Guide:Colleges that Encourage Character Development;provides students opportunity to hone leadership skills through community service, bridging the Ignatian philosophy with academic learning, personal experiences and reflection.This program requires a total of 300 hours of service, 24 leadership development workshops, and social justice and ethics based courses.Offers optional Sustainability track.Completion of this program will be denoted on transcript.

Students

42% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 48% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1320 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
75% 75
Asian American
9% 9
Multiethnic
7% 7
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
3%
83%
1%
7%
4%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
93% 93
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
7% 7
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
87% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
61% 61
73% 73

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 15,715
Alumni Donations
$676 Average Gift $427,972 Largest Gift

Rex Sinquefield, President, Show-Me Institute

Most Prominent Alumni
  • John Cook

    Former Chairman, CEO, PRG-Schulz

  • Jim Dean

    President, Busch Gardens Tampa

  • Rex Sinquefield

    President, Show-Me Institute