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The John Cook School of Business at St. Louis University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Application fee $90

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 82.0% - High
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.75-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 44
Average GMAT score 582 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 490-695
Students with prior work experience 36
Average work experience (months) 47

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 89.5%
Average age of new entrants 31
Average undergraduate GPA 3.28
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.65-3.75
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 70
Average GMAT score 580
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 485-645
Students with prior work experience 68
Average work experience (months) 88

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
88 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
One-year M.B.A. applicants are required to submit a/an application, essay, current resume, official GMAT score, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all institutions attended, and non-refundable $90 application fee. All qualified applicants interview with members of the Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee then reviews each student for admission into the program.
Executive program
Executive M.B.A. requirements: 7+ years experience w/ significant career advances & B.A. degree/equivalent. Applications must include: current resume, transcripts, personal narrative per application form, corporate support letter, 2 recommendation letters, GMAT score if required. Applicants evaluated on their professional experience, educational background, letters of rec, and optional interview.
Part-time program
Applicants for the part-time M.B.A. and other Graduate Business Programs are required to submit a/an application, personal statement, current resume, official GMAT score, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all institutions attended, and non-refundable $90 application fee. An Admissions Committee then carefully reviews each student for admission into the program.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Nancy Biscan
Full-time program phone (314) 977-6221
Full-time program E-mail gradbiz@slu.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​slu.​edu/​gradbiz.​xml
Executive program phone (314) 977-3839
Executive program E-mail emib@slu.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​slu.​edu/​biib.​xml
Part-time program phone (314) 977-6221
Part-time program E-mail gradbiz@slu.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​slu.​edu/​gradbiz.​xml
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(10) Departments/concentrations
accounting international business
economics marketing
entrepreneurship management information systems
finance supply chain management/logistics
general management other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, general management, marketing, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time accelerated, part-time evenings and weekends, other executive MBA
Joint programs available education, healthcare (medicine), healthcare (management), law

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
In the one-year (three-term) M.B.A. integrated curriculum, students can apply all facets of business by thinking across disciplines and learning by immersion. Our students are prepared for the global business environment through an academically challenging curriculum that emphasizes adaptability to change, practical business skills and knowledge, and personal and professional development.
Executive program
The 2-year, weekend E.M.I.B. program combines international business issues with foreign culture, politics, and history in a four-part, integrated format with e-commerce incorporated into all courses. Summary of components: basic business core; advanced international business; cultural studies, history and politics; 2-week study abroad and final thesis project.
Part-time program
The part-time M.B.A. curriculum provides for waiving out of foundation courses & enhancing the rigor w/ advanced classes. Students enter the program in fall, spring, or summer & can complete their degree in < 2 years. Students are prepared for the business environment through a challenging curriculum emphasizing adaptability to change, practical biz skills/knowledge, and professional development.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#81 Best Business Schools

(4) Ranking by Specialties

#17 in Entrepreneurship
#20 in International
#37 in Part-time M.B.A.
#21 in Supply Chain / Logistics

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Acceptance rate 82.0% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $58,136 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36 - Medium
Average GMAT score 582 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 45.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 77.4% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 44
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 364

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 44
Minority students 9.1%
International students 6.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 320
Minority students 13.4%
International students 2.2%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Cari Wickliffe
Financial aid phone (314) 977-2350

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $51,015 per year
Part-time: $915 per credit
Required fees $446 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $15,960
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $27,782

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 30
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 0
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

St. Louis University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 43
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 31
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 45.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 77.4% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 22
Low base salary $29,991
Average base salary $57,250
High base salary $95,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $29,991
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $57,250
High base salary: U.S citizen $95,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $0
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $0
High base salary: Foreign nationals $0

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 4
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $4,875
High signing bonus $10,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,875
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $10,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 5
Low other compensation $2,500
Average other compensation $4,186
High other compensation $5,180

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $2,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $4,186
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $5,180

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $0

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 5
Marketing/sales low salary $30,000
Marketing/sales average salary $46,900
Marketing/sales high salary $60,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 3
Operations/production low salary $52,000
Operations/production average salary $60,667
Operations/production high salary $75,000
Number reporting general management jobs 4
General management low salary $50,000
General management average salary $65,000
General management high salary $95,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 6
Finance/accounting low salary $29,991
Finance/accounting average salary $53,332
Finance/accounting high salary $74,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 1
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 2
Other occupations low salary N/A
Other occupations average salary N/A
Other occupations high salary N/A

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 2
Number reporting non-profit jobs 5
Non-profit low salary $49,000
Non-profit average salary $61,800
Non-profit high salary $95,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) N/A
Northeast low salary N/A
Northeast average salary N/A
Northeast high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) N/A
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 1
South low salary N/A
South average salary N/A
South high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 21
Midwest low salary $29,991
Midwest average salary $55,690
Midwest high salary $95,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) N/A
Southwest low salary N/A
Southwest average salary N/A
Southwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) N/A
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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