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MBA Admissions

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MBA online - $12,800 | MBA in Health Care Administration online - $15,127.32

 

MBA Application Deadlines and Start Dates

Term Apply by: Start courses:
Spring 2022 - B Feb. 28 March 14
Summer 2022 May 23 June 6
Fall 2022 - A Aug. 8 Aug. 22
Fall 2022 - B Oct. 3 Oct. 17

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants with a 3.0 (or higher) overall GPA or 3.0 (or higher) GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework must provide:
    • Official transcripts
    • The GMAT is waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants with a 2.75–2.99 overall GPA with 3+ years of relevant* work experience must provide:
    • Official transcripts
    • A resume
    • The GMAT is waived for applicants with a 2.75 – 2.99 overall GPA and 3+ years of relevant* work experience
  • Applicants with a 2.75–2.99 overall GPA with less than 3 years of relevant* work experience must provide:
    • Official transcripts
    • GMAT score of 450 or higher
    • Resume
    • 3 letters of reference

 

Conditional admittance

Conditional admission may be granted to students with lower than a 2.75 overall undergraduate GPA. Students admitted conditionally must maintain a 3.0 GPA during their first twelve credit hours with no more than one grade of C in order to petition for unconditional admission. A student who is not fully admitted to the program will not be allowed to continue in the program beyond 12 credit hours. GMAT scores may be required to determine Conditional Admittance into the MBA program. A full review of your file will be completed by the MBA Director.

  • Applicants with a 2.5–2.74 overall GPA with 5+ years of relevant* work experience must provide:
    • Official transcripts
    • A resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Applicants with a 2.5–2.74 overall GPA with less than 5 years of relevant* work experience must provide:
    • Official transcripts
    • A resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • GMAT score of 450 or higher
    • A personal statement of 750 words is encouraged, but not required

*Relevant work experience is defined as including but not limited to career progression and/or, managerial experience, and/or supervisory experience, and/or management of the budget and other organizational resources.

Applicants must also:

  • Submit the non-refundable $25 for domestic applicants and $30 for international applicants.
  • Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Submit official transcripts from every college or university attended.
    • Students may send unofficial transcripts for initial review through the application portal, but official transcripts are required before admission. 

Applicants who hold a baccalaureate or graduate degree, with primary instruction in English, from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales), Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand are not required to demonstrate English proficiency. All other applicants must demonstrate English proficiency by submitting satisfactory Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing Services (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) official scores. See full graduate admissions policies here.

 

Eligibility

Because courses in this program will only be available online, the program may not be available to all applicants. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and its online programs must be in compliance in every state where a student is located. (Visit the Graduate Admissions page to learn more.) International students also may not be eligible. According to U.S. immigration regulations, F-1 students cannot pursue online degrees; international students in other visa categories (i.e., H-4, L2) are exempt from this restriction.