Graduate Admissions

Candidates must possess strong academic preparation and strong aptitude for graduate study in business.

Those seeking admission to a graduate program must meet one of the following scores:

• ([200 x Cumulative Undergraduate GPA] + GMAT score) must equal or exceed 1020 points, or
• ([200 x GPA from last 60 undergraduate hours] + GMAT score) must equal or exceed 1080 points

Regardless of the total points, the minimum acceptable GPA is 2.5, and the minimum acceptable GMAT score is 420.

International Students

International students must present a score of 550 or more on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 213 or more on the computer-based version, or 79 or more on the Internet version.

Alternatively, international students may present a score of 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Deadline for application is thirty (30) days prior to the beginning of the term for which admission is sought. (See the current online UALR Graduate Catalog for details regarding application.)