International Admissions


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All international students must contact Amber Brown for information on rules and regulations about applying to Southeastern Louisiana University. She can be reached at:


The Office of Admissions
Amber Brown


Admissions Requirements

International Student Admission Criteria:

Two methods are available for international admission. BOTH methods require a bachelor's degree from an accredited university AND a minimum TOEFL score of 500 or a minimum internet-based TOEFL score of 75.

Method 1:

Applicants under method 1 must meet at least one of the following options under each of the criteria, GPA and GMAT, in order to be considered for admission into the MBA Program.

1.) GPA:

Option 1- Student must have a 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Option 2- If the student does not meet the GPA requirement of option 1, then the calculated GPA of all upper-level coursework (junior and senior level) must equal a 3.0  on a 4.0 scale.

2.) GMAT:

Option 1- Student must attain a minimum score of 430.

Option 2- If a student already has obtained a master's degree from an accredited institution, the MBA director may consider a waiver of the GMAT requirement, taking into consideration factors such as the recency and discipline of degree.

Option 3- Student may have the GRE equivalent of a GMAT score of 430. Use this conversiontable.


Method 2:

Applicants under method 2 must meet all of the following criteria for acceptance.

1.) Students must have a composite score of 1,100 utilizing the following formula:

(upper level GPA X 200) + (GMAT or GRE converted score) = 1,100

ex.) (3.0 X 200) + 500 = 1,100

2.) The GPA requirement is a calculated upper level GPA (junior and senior classes) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

3.) Students can convert thier GRE score to a GMAT score using this conversion table

GPA GPA X 200 Req'd GMAT Total of 1100
3.4 680 420 1100
3.5 700 400 1100
3.6 720 380 1100
3.7 740 360 1100
3.8 760 340 1100
3.9 780 320 1100
4.0 800 300 1100


 **In addition to meeting the requirements for admission into the MBA program, students must have credit or will be required to take prerequisites with a minimum grade of "C" in each course.



 Admission requests will not be processed until all components of the student's file are complete. This includes:

  • $30.00 Application Fee (late fee is additional $50.00)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • GMAT score
  • Original TOEFL score (Click HERE for acceptable TOEFL and IELTS Scores)
  • Completed Financial Statement
  • Completed visa clearance form (for those students who are currently studying at another institution in the United States)



MBA Application Deadlines

Summer Semester: Before May 1 ($30), May 2- June 1 ($80)

Fall Semester: Before July 15 ($30),July 16-August 1 ($80)

Spring Semester: Before December 1 ($30), December 2-December 15 ($80)


All application materials are to be submitted to:

Graduate Admissions
Southeastern Louisiana University
SLU Box 10752
Hammond, La 70402-0752


Regular Student Admissions

US admissions



Contact Information

MBA Office
Tel: 985-549-2146
SLU 10735
Hammond, La 70402