• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    496
  • Program Cost
    $16,750
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
4400 S. MLK Jr. Parkway
PO Box 11612
Beaumont, Texas 77710, United States
Website

The Lamar University College of Business offers students a superior business curriculum. We are distinctive because of the important advantages we offer. Our strong and experienced faculty is committed to teaching and research, and care deeply about our students. Full- time faculty teaches more than 80 percent of our sections and we maintain a low student-faculty ratio. Students learn in a highly interactive environment. An impressive network of accomplished business alumni provide our students with speakers, internships, career opportunities, and valuable ongoing support throughout their professional lives.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    23%
  • Selectivity
    49%
  • Average Salary
    $60,020.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Lamar University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.14 GPA of All Applicants 3.208 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
49% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

496 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
59% 474
62% 496
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 81
49% 49.0
23% 23.0
Female
38% 38
International
58% 58
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Lamar University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Not Considered
  • Recommendations Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
6% 6
8% 8
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
15% 15
22% 22
530 to 559
10% 10
14% 14
500 to 529
4% 4
5% 5
Under 500
65% 65
51% 51
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 22%
Top Industry
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 22%
  • Manufacturing 22%
  • Non-profit 11%
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
0%
58% 57.85206896551723
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
30% Graduates seeking full-time employment
70% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
Data not provided
General Management
11% 11
Data not provided
Human Resources
11% 11
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
11% 11
Data not provided
Information Technology
11% 11
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
22% 22
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Financial Services
22% 22
Data not provided
Manufacturing
22% 22
Data not provided
Non-profit
11% 11
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
22% 22
Data not provided
Other
11% 11
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
European Free Trade Zone
11% 11
Data not provided
North America
78% 78
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Southwest
78% 78
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Reverse Mortgage Solutions 1
  • Morgan Stanley 1
  • Harbor Hospital of Southeast Texas 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 18
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 40
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $16,750
  • Budget $24,062
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $29,494
  • Budget $33,620
$1,670 Average Scholarship Amount 32% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
38% 38
32% 32
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$25,695
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
20%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $17,115
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
28 College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Experiential learning
35% 35
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Thematic & Thesis
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 16
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • In the last three years, we have remodeled three standard classrooms to multimedia classrooms. The new classrooms will accept a broad range of sources for content (PC, Mac, iPad, etc.) while showing the information on projectors and TV monitors placed strategically around the room. Also we have updated/replaced over 200 of our computers.

Students: Who are my classmates?

47% International Students
42% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
90% 90
Native American
10% 10
Student Citizenship
North America
53% 53
Asia
42% 42
Australia and Oceania
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,078 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.