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Graduate Admissions Requirements (Domestic)

Admission decisions are made on an ongoing basis. Students can expect to receive an admission decision letter, via email, approximately three to five weeks upon completion of their application. International applications may require additional review.

Our department is happy to help you in every way possible on your journey to apply, register and start a program. We are ready to assist you with your questions.

Admissions Requirements and Timelines

These admission requirements are for applicants who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents or H1B visa holders.

Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution in the U.S. (or international equivalent).
  • A minimum grade-point-average (GPA) of 2.7 is required.
  • The GRE or GMAT is not required for admission.

Admissions Timeline

Applicants in the U.S. are encouraged to submit their application at least one month before the semester begins. Applications received after these timelines are considered on a space available basis.

Choose from Three Convenient Start Terms

  • Fall semester begins early September.
  • Spring semester begins late January/early February.
  • Summer semester begins late May/early June.

Application Process – How to Apply

  • Start Your Application
  • Submit an Essay
  • Submit your Resume or CV
  • Submit Your Application Fee
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Start Your Application

    Start your application for admission.

    Apply Now Online

    Submit an Essay

    Upload a one to two page admissions essay explaining why you wish to join the program.

    Submit your Resume or CV

    Upload your resume or curriculum vitae (CV).

    Submit Your Application Fee

    As a part of the application for admission, you will need to pay the non- refundable application fee of $50*.

    *If you attend an information session, you will be eligible to receive a $20 discount off your application fee. St. Thomas alumni, St. Thomas returning graduate students, St. Thomas employees and all U.S. active and retired military personnel and veterans are eligible for a full $50 application fee waiver.

    Send Official Transcripts

    Request all official transcripts from each college/university attended.

    Official transcripts should be sent directly from the issuing institution's Registrar office to the University of St. Thomas.

    Electronic transcripts in a secure PDF format should be sent to: gradadmissions@stthomas.edu.

    Paper transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and signed by the appropriate university official.

    Mail to: Graduate Admissions, University of St. Thomas, TMH 251 Box 5, 1000 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis MN, 55403, USA

    Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details. Transcripts from non- U.S. institutions have special considerations.

    Start Your Application

    Start your application for admission.

    Apply Now Online

    Submit an Essay

    Upload a one to two page admissions essay explaining why you wish to join the program.

    Submit your Resume or CV

    Upload your resume or curriculum vitae (CV).

    Submit Your Application Fee

    As a part of the application for admission, you will need to pay the non- refundable application fee of $50*.

    *If you attend an information session, you will be eligible to receive a $20 discount off your application fee. St. Thomas alumni, St. Thomas returning graduate students, St. Thomas employees and all U.S. active and retired military personnel and veterans are eligible for a full $50 application fee waiver.

    Send Official Transcripts

    Request all official transcripts from each college/university attended.

    Official transcripts should be sent directly from the issuing institution's Registrar office to the University of St. Thomas.

    Electronic transcripts in a secure PDF format should be sent to: gradadmissions@stthomas.edu.

    Paper transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and signed by the appropriate university official.

    Mail to: Graduate Admissions, University of St. Thomas, TMH 251 Box 5, 1000 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis MN, 55403, USA

    Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details. Transcripts from non- U.S. institutions have special considerations.