College of Business Admissions Updates

Updated April 16, 2020

Lamar University has changed admissions policies for students applying for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 terms. Changes for the College of Business include:

Freshman/Transfer Student
  • All Application fees are waived
  • Admission is test optional – SAT/ACT score is not required.  Admission decisions will evaluate the applicant wholistically reviewing entire application
  • High school seniors with 18 or more hours of dual credit and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher are automatically admitted
  • Unofficial transcripts are accepted


  • GRE/GMAT is temporarily waived (until further notice) for M.B.A. and M.S.-MIS applicants
  • Separate application for GRE/GMAT waiver is not necessary
  • GRE/GMAT testing options are available remotely
  • Automatic admission for Applicants with a GPA of 2.5 or higher from their last 60 hours of undergraduate or combined undergraduate/graduate coursework
  • To assist international students with a remote testing option,  English Proficiency test score reports from Duolingo are accepted