You are here: Top Universities > Top Business Schools > Louisiana > Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge (Ourso)

The E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 15
Application deadline (international students) May 15
Application fee $50

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 45.8% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 24
Average undergraduate GPA 3.38 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.87-3.83
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 57
Average GMAT score 615 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 540-700
Students with prior work experience 31
Average work experience (months) 14

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 89.5%
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.24
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.62-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 43
Average GMAT score 553
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 470-658
Students with prior work experience 41
Average work experience (months) 48

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The LSU Flores MBA Program is open to graduates of accredited four-year universities and colleges. Each applicant is evaluated on academic performance (GPA), professional accomplishments, GMAT performance, individual career goals, recommendations, an application essay and an interview.
Executive program
The Executive (weekend) MBA is for working professionals with significant uppper management experience. Each applicant is evaluated on professional accomplishments, individual career goals, application essay and interview. Academic performance (GPA) and GMAT weigh less heavily, and career accomplishments more heavily, in contrast to the full time program.
Part-time program
The Professional (evening) MBA is for professionals with significant work experience in middle management or technical fields who plan to continue working full-time while earning their degree. Each applicant is evaluated on academic performance, professional accomplishments, GMAT, individual career goals, recommendations, and an application essay.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Edward F. Watson
Full-time program phone (225) 578-8867
Full-time program E-mail busmba@lsu.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​mba.​lsu.​edu
Executive program phone (225) 578-8867
Executive program E-mail busmba@lsu.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​mba.​lsu.​edu
Part-time program phone (225) 578-8867
Part-time program E-mail busmba@lsu.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​mba.​lsu.​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

(14) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
consulting management information systems
economics public administration
entrepreneurship real estate
finance supply chain management/logistics
human resources management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available engineering, law

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
MBAs learn global business management principles, and develop decision making, problem solving, and leadership skills. Specializations are offered in finance, internal auditing, marketing, international business, entrepreneurship, supply chain management, management consulting, and business analytics. A dual MBA/JD degree is also available. Numerous opportunities to study abroad exist.
Executive program
EMBAs attend classes two weekends a month for 17 months. The curriculum focuses on skills upper-level managers value as they lead organizations. The EMBA option includes an international residency in China. Additional study trips to Brazil and India are available.
Part-time program
PMBAs attend classes one or two evenings a week for 22-44 months. The curriculum requires eleven core courses with three advanced electives from areas such as finance, entrepreneurship, negotiation, leadership, and international business. The PMBA curriculum addresses skills that mid-level managers need to advance their career.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#81 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 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Acceptance rate 45.8% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $57,044 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.38 - Medium
Average GMAT score 615 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 60.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 82.9% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 133
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 221

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 133
Minority students 6.0%
International students 13.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 88
Minority students 10.2%
International students 5.7%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mary Genco Parker
Financial aid phone (225) 578-3103

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $23,024 total program (in-state)
Full-time: $49,308 total program (out-of-state)
Part-time: $44,000 total program (in-state)
Part-time: $70,000 total program (out-of-state)
Required fees $3,603 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $19,300
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $8,524

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 0
Teaching assistantships 20
Research assistantships 40
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge 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 73
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 70
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 60.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 82.9% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 37
Low base salary $39,500
Average base salary $54,914
High base salary $86,075

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $39,500
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $54,200
High base salary: U.S citizen $86,075

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $47,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $63,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $80,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 14
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $5,629
High signing bonus $11,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,292
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $11,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000

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 3
Marketing/sales low salary $55,000
Marketing/sales average salary $65,800
Marketing/sales high salary $74,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 5
Operations/production low salary $42,000
Operations/production average salary $52,679
Operations/production high salary $86,075
Number reporting general management jobs 2
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary N/A
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 13
Finance/accounting low salary $40,000
Finance/accounting average salary $52,308
Finance/accounting high salary $65,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
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 5
Consulting low salary $39,500
Consulting average salary $50,500
Consulting high salary $62,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 2
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 8
Other occupations low salary $42,000
Other occupations average salary $57,375
Other occupations high salary $80,000

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 3
Government low salary $42,000
Government average salary $44,667
Government high salary $47,000
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 7
Manufacturing low salary $50,000
Manufacturing average salary $63,011
Manufacturing high salary $86,075
Number reporting non-profit jobs 3
Non-profit low salary $45,000
Non-profit average salary $53,833
Non-profit high salary $71,500

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) 3
Northeast low salary $60,000
Northeast average salary $67,333
Northeast high salary $80,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 0
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) 23
South low salary $39,500
South average salary $51,970
South high salary $86,075
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 1
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) 6
Southwest low salary $45,000
Southwest average salary $54,333
Southwest high salary $65,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 3
West low salary $55,000
West average salary $60,500
West high salary $71,500
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


Shopping Guides

Undergraduate Graduate Schools Professional Schools Nursing & Medical
Community Colleges Mathematics Schools Pharmacy Schools Medical Schools
Colleges and Universities Chemistry Schools Engineering Schools Dental Schools
BBA Colleges Physics Schools Business Schools Nursing Schools
ACT Education Schools Part-time MBA Best Hospitals
High Schools - K12 School Rankings Law Schools Nursing Homes
GRE/GMAT/LSAT Graduate/Law/MBA Shopping Guides Music

Microedu.com © 2016