College of Business Department of Graduate Studies
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Graduate School Admissions Checklist


The list below will be helpful for all U.S. Masters' level graduate students, and those International graduate students who have a TOEFL score of 550 or higher, to complete their application. These documents should be sent to:

Graduate School
Louisiana Tech University
P. O. Box 7923
Ruston, LA 71272 USA

  1. Completed Graduate Application form.
  2. Non-refundable application fee (Amount on Application for Admission)
  3. Official academic transcripts
  4. Official academic diplomas (International Students only)
  5. Completed Affidavit of Support (International Students Only)
  6. One of the following TOEFL score reports: (1) paper test score of 550, (2) computer-based test score of 213, or (3) Internet test score of 80. TOEFL is not needed for international students if their degree is from a U.S. university.
  7. Weighted score is undergraduate GPA X 200 + Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score = minimum total of 1100, or the Undergraduate GPA (last 60+ hrs) X 200 + GMAT = 1150 or more (Unconditional Admission). The Undergraduate GPA must be at least 2.75, the GMAT must be at least 450. For conditional admission an Undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT = 990 and the Undergraduate GPA must be at least 2.48, the GMAT must be at least 405.

Admission for International students will not be considered without specific documentation of yearly funds available to cover each year of study at the University. Contact the Louisiana Tech University Office of Graduate Admissions (318.257.2924) for current cost estimates.

All fees are subject to change without notice. I-20's for International students will be issued to accepted students only. International Student Advisor: Dan Erickson (318) 257-4321.

Your application for admission will be processed only when all of the required credentials are on file. You will be notified of the decision by letter.

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All application materials should be sent by the following dates:

  • Quarters
  • For Fall Quarter Enrollment
  • For Winter Quarter Enrollment
  • For Spring Quarter Enrollment
  • For Summer Quarter Enrollment
  • US Deadline
  • Aug 1
  • Nov 1
  • Feb 1
  • May 1
  • Int'l Deadline
  • Jun 1
  • Sep 1
  • Dec 1
  • Mar 1

Applications received after these dates will be considered for the following Quarter.


For more information, contact:

Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Dr. Douglas Amyx