Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    519
  • Program Cost
    $44,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    85
Contact Information
2000 Business Education Complex
Nicholson Extension
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States
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Since 1928, the E. J. Ourso College has continuously enhanced its offerings for students and alumni. We have made it a priority to provide faculty and students with necessary resources to further research endeavors and to produce industry leaders with the opening of our new Business Education Complex. The E. J. Ourso College is recognized nationally and internationally for programs that promote entrepreneurship, stimulate economic development, and set the standard for internal auditing. We partner with institutions and corporate enterprises globally to ensure we are on the cutting edge of business education.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    86%
  • Selectivity
    84%

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 82
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 24 to 168
Admissions Selectivity
84% Ourso College of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

519 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
65% 519
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 91
84% 84.0
86% 86.0
Female
20% 20
International
5% 5
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
  • GMAT Scores Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
42% 42
Other
17% 17
Consulting
13% 13
General Management
10% 10
Marketing / Sales
5% 5
Finance / Accounting
5% 5
Management
5% 5
Human Resources
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
32% 32
Government
17% 17
Manufacturing
15% 15
Pharma / Health Care
10% 10
Financial Services
8% 8
Technology
5% 5
Consumer Products
5% 5
Other
5% 5
Real Estate
3% 3
Non-Profit
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Consulting
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
6% 6
680 to 709
4% 4
2% 2
650 to 679
7% 7
3% 3
620 to 649
7% 7
6% 6
590 to 619
10% 10
7% 7
560 to 589
13% 13
3% 3
530 to 559
14% 14
12% 12
500 to 529
21% 21
21% 21
Under 500
22% 22
40% 40
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

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$44,000
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $972
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$69,300
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $972
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
36% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
6% 17
4% 11
Students in Core Classes
40 Ourso College of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Statistics and Operations Research
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Public Administration
  • Statistics and Operations Research
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 42
  • Average # of months to complete program 22
  • Six-Year completion rate 90%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • This last summer we moved into our new four building business education complex. This includes a 60 seat computer lab (all new equipment), a 60 seat distance education lab, new investments lab with 12 new bloomberg terminals, over 22 classrooms with new multimedia equipment, over 20 new meeting rooms many with flat panel monitors.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
African American
13% 13
Asian American
5% 5
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,827 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
3% 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.