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The College of Business at Lamar University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 15
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Application fee $25

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score 482 - Low
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 400-590
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants 34
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score 446
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 400-510
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 525 paper test
71 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Criteria: undergraduate degree, min. GMAT score of 450 (950 total= GPA x 200 +GMAT), GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Application fee is $25 ($75 for international students). Scholarship criteria: GPA X 200 + GMAT = 1150. International students whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL score of 525 (paper) or 197 (computer) or International Baccalaureate score of at least 71.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Melissa Gallien
Full-time program phone (409) 880-8604
Full-time program E-mail cob-mba@lamar.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​mba.​lamar.​edu
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (409) 880-8604
Part-time program E-mail cob-mba@lamar.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​mba.​lamar.​edu
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(6) Departments/concentrations
accounting health care administration
entrepreneurship marketing
finance management information systems
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management information systems
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time accelerated, part-time evenings and weekends
Joint programs available MBA/MSNA, MBA/MSA

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
For those with an undergraduate business degree, the Lamar MBA is a 36 hour program (24 hours of core and 12 hours in a concentration). If you do not have an undergraduate business degree there is an additional 18 hours of leveling courses. These courses (if on your transcript) can be waived by the graduate director at their discretion. There are eight MBA concentrations to choose from.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

RNP in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 1.3
Acceptance rate N/A
Average starting salary and bonus $70,100 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score 482 - Low
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 51.6% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 54.8% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 85
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 141

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 85
Minority students N/A
International students 38.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 56
Minority students N/A
International students 10.7%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jill Rowley
Financial aid phone (409) 880-8450

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,354 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $15,868 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $6,313 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $11,008 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $50 per credit
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses N/A
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Lamar University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 51
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 31
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 51.6% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 54.8% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 15
Low base salary $19,999
Average base salary $70,100
High base salary $175,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens N/A
Average base salary: U.S. citizens N/A
High base salary: U.S citizen N/A

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
Average base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
High base salary: Foreign nationals N/A

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus N/A
Low signing bonus N/A
Average signing bonus N/A
High signing bonus N/A

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation N/A
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 0
Marketing/sales low salary N/A
Marketing/sales average salary N/A
Marketing/sales high salary N/A
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $55,000
Operations/production average salary $75,000
Operations/production high salary $85,000
Number reporting general management jobs 1
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary $55,000
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 6
Finance/accounting low salary $19,999
Finance/accounting average salary $57,500
Finance/accounting high salary $85,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs N/A
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 1
Consulting average salary $50,000
Number reporting human resources jobs N/A
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 3
Other occupations low salary $55,000
Other occupations average salary $101,667
Other occupations high salary $175,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 3
Manufacturing low salary $55,000
Manufacturing average salary $71,667
Manufacturing high salary $85,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) N/A
Northeast low salary N/A
Northeast average salary N/A
Northeast high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) N/A
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) N/A
South low salary N/A
South average salary N/A
South high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) N/A
Midwest low salary N/A
Midwest average salary N/A
Midwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 15
Southwest low salary $19,999
Southwest average salary $70,100
Southwest high salary $175,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) N/A
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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