Business Administration


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Master of Business Administration


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Sonya Premeaux

Phone: 501.682.6672

Email: sfpremeaux@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements

Deadline for application is thirty (30) days prior to the beginning of the term for which admission is sought.

  • Students seeking admission to the MBA program must meet one of the following criteria:
    • (200 X cumulative GPA) + GMAT score = greater than or equal to 1020
      or
    • (200 X GPA in last 60 semester hours) + GMAT score = greater than or equal to 1080
  • Regardless of the total points, the minimum acceptable GPA is 2.5 and the minimum acceptable GMAT score is 420.  Applicants with a GPA less than 2.5 or a GMAT score less than 420 will not be accepted. GMAT scores used for admission must be taken within the past five years.
  • Waiver of GMAT Requirement: The MBA program coordinator may waive the GMAT requirement for applicants who hold a graduate degree or who are currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program with equivalent admission standards.

Conditional Admission

In a limited number of cases, MBA applicants who do not meet the criteria for full admission may be admitted conditionally.

  • Decisions concerning conditional admissions will be made by the College of Business Graduate Committee (or a subcommittee thereof.)
  • Factors considered in requests for conditional admission will include the following: scores on other standardized exams, grades in the undergraduate major, or other pertinent data that indicate the applicant will perform satisfactorily in the MBA program.
  • Students conditionally admitted to the MBA program must achieve a 3.25 GPA in the first 12 hours of study or they will be dismissed.

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