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graduate studentsTrying to decide if a graduate degree is right for you? There are some common motivating factors among UST graduate students. Many want to:

  • Receive a workplace promotion
  • Assume a leadership role
  • Earn a higher income to support their family
  • Advance their career
  • Discover their passion
  • Continue their lifelong learning


The University of St. Thomas offers graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, philosophy, theology and more.

Domestic Students

Please submit the following:

  • Online application for admission
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Transcript submissions

 

International Students

Please submit the following:

  • Online application for admission ($35 fee)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)
Transcript Submissions*

*Transcript Credential Evaluation Required
Additional documents may be needed and application deadlines will vary, depending on the academic program.
Marc Swonke

UST helped me grow into a well-rounded person. I attribute a lot of my success to the knowledge and discipline I gained from UST.

Marc Swonke (BBA '03; MBA '06) Senior VP, Commercial Banking Division - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Median Annual Salaries, by Degree

If you want to advance your career and have the financial means to support your family even more, data shows that having a graduate degree is critical. On average, across all industries, Master's degree holders earn about $12,000 a year more than those with a Bachelor's degree. That amounts to almost $500,000 more in lifetime earnings.

Median Annual Salaries, by Degree


​Source: Current Population Survery, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisics, 2017