Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1480
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $45,700
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    902
  • University Selectivity
    16%
  • University Yield
    34%
  • Job Offers
    97%
  • Average Salary
    $60,806
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1917
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1 Brookings Dr
CB 1133
St. Louis, 63130,
Website
405x225

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.

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Above all, it is very easy to arrange a meeting and talk with professors, and my peers are outstanding.

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About Washington University, St. Louis

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
16% Washington University, St. Louis 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
30117% 30,117
16% 16
34% 34
16% School Selectivity
34% 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:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3612% 3,612
16% 16
37% 37
16% Program Selectivity
37% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required?
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 100
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 33%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 18%
  • Media/Entertainment 7%
  • Manufacturing 4%
Deloitte Consulting 5
Top Employer
  • Epic Systems 5
  • Bloomingdales 4
  • Anheuser-Busch In-Bev 4
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
97% Olin Business School 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
85% 85
62% 61.74527272727272
85% Receive Offers
85% 85
59% 59.252482758620694
85% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
12% 12
16% 15.83261363636364
12% Receive Offers
12% 12
17% 16.796475409836066
12% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
3% 3
9% 9.05625
3% Receive Offers
3% 3
9% 9.484761904761905
3% Accept Offers
86% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
97% 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
16% 16
$66,735.00
52K 75K
Finance/Accounting
39% 39
$64,500.00
45K 75K
General Management
8% 8
$60,500.00
52K 67K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
29% 29
$48,833.00
30K 67K
Operations/Production
3% 3
$52,667.00
42K 61K
Logistics/Transportation
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
3% 3
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
2% 2
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
19% 19
$53,333.00
40K 67K
Consulting
18% 18
$65,029.00
42K 75K
Financial Services
33% 33
$67,065.00
45K 75K
Government/Education
3% 3
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
4% 4
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
7% 7
$49,200.00
43K 65K
Non-Profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
4% 4
Data not provided
Technology/Science
4% 4
Data not provided
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
29% 29
$63,100.00
50K 75K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
9% 9
$66,400.00
58K 70K
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
3% 3
$64,250.00
42K 75K
U.S. Midwest
45% 45
$60,394.00
35K 75K
U.S. West
13% 13
$55,456.00
40K 70K
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
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Target 5
  • General Mills 4
  • Bloomingdales 4
  • Goldman Sachs 4
  • JP Morgan Chase 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 97
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,032
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Required course "Building Your Career Foundation - Techniques and Strategies;" individual career advising; Advantage Career Seminars; Mock interviews with alumni; Interview lab with HDTV recording; New York, Chicago and Minneapolis career treks; Hong Kong Road Show; Meet-the-Firms job fairs; company information sessions; resume reviews; alumni database; workplace transition workshops; Skype-ready interview rooms; free phone, fax and video conferencing; on-line resources; career prep videos.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$61,804
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,700
  • Fees $767
  • Expenses $15,337
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$61,804
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,700
  • Fees $767
  • Expenses $15,337
41% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://sfs.wustl.edu
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Olin Business School
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
54% 50
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
28% 16
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Olin Business School 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Economics & Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Healthcare Management, International Business and Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
58% Less than 20 Students 18% More than 50 Students
25% 21 to 50 students
16 Average number of students in non-business required electives
121 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Brand Management
  • Accounting for Entreprenurs
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2008
Degrees Offered
  • BS in Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
114% 114
60% 60
Prominent Faculty
  • Anjan Thakor

    Finance

  • Stuart Bunderson

    Organizational Behavior

  • Panos Kouvelis

    Operations & Manufacturing Management

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

    Teaching Assistant Research Assistant

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

    International Internship Programs in London, England; Sydney, Australia; Koblenz, Germany; Herzliya, Israel; Paris, France; Shanghai, China Exchange Programs - Milan, Italy; Singapore; Paris, France; Hong Kong; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Melbourne, Australia Immersive - Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Israel; Asian Markets; Business & Government: Understanding and Influencing the Regulatory Environment; Venture Advising in Israel; Venture Consulting in Budapest; Various Summer Programs

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

    Computer Comfort - computer education for senior citizens Thurtene Carnival Money Think - Financial Literacy Student Organized & Group Sponsored Events

Students

91% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1550 75th Percentile Score on SAT 34 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
65% 65
Asian American
20% 20
Hispanic
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
17%
31%
24%
6%
14%
7%
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
97% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
87% 87
93% 93

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 7,646
Alumni Donations
$4,006 Average Gift $2,345,140 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Sam Fox

    Retired Chairman & CEO Harbour Group LTD

  • Avram "Avie" Glazer

    Joint Chairman, Manchester United Board

  • Arnold B. Zetcher

    Retired Chairman, President & CEO, The Talbots INC