Degree Application Checklist
Use our checklist as you prepare to apply to the UST MBC program.
Access the online application form to set up your account and complete your application. The application can be completed in a single session or over the course of many days or weeks. The more information you have at the ready, the faster it will be to complete your application.
In order to complete your online application, you'll need to upload your résumé. Be prepared by having your résumé completed and ready to upload.
We require a bachelor’s degree in any subject from a regionally accredited U.S. institution (or the international equivalent). Original transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you have attended, sent directly from the institution.
If your institution offers electronic transcripts, please send them to email@example.com. Paper transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and signed by the appropriate university official. These can be sent to:
University of St. Thomas
Graduate Records - Admissions
1000 LaSalle Ave., TMH 441
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005
International Applicants: See transcript evaluation requirements below.
Exception: Transcripts for advanced placement courses and study abroad transfer credits are not required.
Degree-seeking applicants must write a personal essay (1–2 pages) that identifies career objectives and explains how a UST MBC degree supports them. You'll need to have your essay completed and ready to upload in order to submit your online application.
Upon submitting your application, you will be asked to pay by credit card or check. You can also receive a fee waiver code by attending an admissions information event.
English Proficiency Tests
If English is not your native language, you must submit scores from either the TOEFL or the IELTS. Our institutional code is 6110. Official score reports (not photocopies) are required. Please keep in mind that scores may take 4 to 6 weeks to arrive in our office.
- IELTS: minimum overall band score of 7.0, with a minimum score of 6.5 on each of the four sections.
- TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test): minimum total score of 80, with a minimum score of 20 on each of the four sections.
If you have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college or university in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand, you are exempt from taking an English proficiency test.
International Student Questionnaire and Financial Certification Form
You may contact the UST MBC program to request a copy of this form or visit the UST International Admissions web site. Please read this required form thoroughly and begin gathering documentation early.
International Transcript Evaluation
A complete international application must include:
- Transcript/Marksheet (an official listing of the subjects you have studied and the grades/marks received in each class).
- Diploma (an official certificate showing the exact name of your degree and the date you received it). If your transcript clearly specifies the name of your degree and your date of graduation, then you do not need to submit a diploma.
We require applicants' credentials to be at least the equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution. Please contact our admissions office for approved international transcript evaluation providers, or UST makes this service available for $100.
For all transcripts and diplomas in a language other than English, please submit BOTH the original documents as well as an English translation of them. A translation, unaccompanied by the original documents from which the translation originated, is not an acceptable educational credential.