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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.

International Applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for additional international requirements.

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. 

 

Fall Term

Fall term begins early September.

Application for Admission Deadlines

  • Domestic applicants: August 1st 
  • International applicants residing within the U.S.: July 1st 
  • International applicants residing abroad: May 1st 

Rolling admissions through the start of the term.

Spring Term

Spring term begins late January/ early February. 

Application for Admission Deadlines

  • Domestic applicants: January 1st 
  • International applicants residing within the U.S.: December 1st 
  • International applicants residing abroad: October 1st

Rolling admissions through the start of the term.

Summer Term

Summer term begins late May/ early June. 

Application for Admission Deadlines

  • Domestic applicants: May 1st 
  • International applicants residing within the U.S.: April 1st 
  • International applicants residing abroad: February 1st

Rolling admissions through the start of the term.

International Applicant Instructions

International Applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for additional international requirements.

Application Process – How to Apply

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

    Start your application for admission.

    Apply Now Online

    Send Official Transcripts

    As soon as you start an application for admission, contact the Registrar's office of each college/university you've attended to request official transcripts.

    Official transcripts must 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.

    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

    Application fee: $50 (non- refundable).*

    *Attend an information session and have your $50 application fee waived!

    All 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 ​regardless of attending an information session.

    Please see our Information Sessions page to register for an upcoming event.

    Start Your Application

    Start your application for admission.

    Apply Now Online

    Send Official Transcripts

    As soon as you start an application for admission, contact the Registrar's office of each college/university you've attended to request official transcripts.

    Official transcripts must 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.

    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

    Application fee: $50 (non- refundable).*

    *Attend an information session and have your $50 application fee waived!

    All 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 ​regardless of attending an information session.

    Please see our Information Sessions page to register for an upcoming event.