Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge (Ourso)

Quick Stats

4000 Business Education Complex
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Students
91
enrolled (full-time)
104
enrolled (part-time)
Tuition
$24,525
total program (full-time, in-state)
$60,925
total program (full-time, out-of-state)
$48,030
total program (part-time, in-state)
$77,783
total program (part-time, out-of-state)
$51,490
total program (executive degree, in-state)
$82,613
total program (executive degree, out-of-state)

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Business School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Rank Category Name
#65 Best Business Schools

Specialties

#138 in Part-time MBA

Business School Overview

The E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, health care administration, human resources management, international business, marketing, management information systems, public administration, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, and quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research. Its tuition is full-time: $24,525 total program (in-state); full-time: $60,925 total program (out-of-state); part-time: $48,030 total program (in-state); part-time: $77,783 total program (out-of-state); executive: $51,490 total program (in-state); and executive: $82,613 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 70.0 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

Students in the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University—Baton Rouge study in the eastern part of the state, just a mile or two from the Mississippi River. LSU students can join more than 350 student organizations, attend an LSU Tigers NCAA Division I sporting event, or check out the nearby 14-acre Hilltop Arboretum, which is free to visit.

Academically, students in the E.J. Ourso College of Business have about a dozen unique business institutes, centers, and initiatives to explore. The Modern Chinese Business and Culture initiative helps prepare students to work with Chinese businesspeople; the Securities Markets Analysis Research and Trading (SMART) Lab simulates a fast-paced market floor; and the Stephenson Disaster Management Institute works to improve the response systems to disasters.

In the classroom, graduate students can earn a full-time Flores M.B.A., or, if they already have significant work experience in the field, a professional or executive M.B.A. The professional M.B.A. is designed for students with at least three years of professional experience, and the classes can be completed either two evenings per week in 22 months, or one evening per week in 44 months.

The executive M.B.A. program is for people with at least five years of professional experience, and can be completed in 17 months by taking one class per month. Students can also earn an M.B.A. along with a J.D. from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Other master’s degree programs at the E.J. Ourso College of Business include public administration, economics, finance, accounting, and information systems and decision sciences.

Admissions

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application deadline (international students) May 15
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (part-time)
Applicants (part-time)

Academics

Departments/concentrations
accounting international business
consulting marketing
economics management information systems
entrepreneurship public administration
finance real estate
health care administration supply chain management/logistics
human resources management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 91
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)

Cost

Tuition

full-time: $24,525 total program (in-state)
full-time: $60,925 total program (out-of-state)
part-time: $48,030 total program (in-state)
part-time: $77,783 total program (out-of-state)
executive: $51,490 total program (in-state)
executive: $82,613 total program (out-of-state)

Required fees (full-time) $3,650 per program
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) $3,210 per program

Salary

Average base salary $57,602
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 70.0%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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