Master of Business Administration

Admission & Costs

Admitted students may begin the program at the beginning of any term.

Candidates for admission to the MBA program should submit a complete application portfolio preferably 45 days prior to the start of the term. Admission decisions for regular graduate standing are based on a review of the following materials in the candidate's file:

  1. A completed application and non-refundable application fee
  2. Interview with an admission counselor
  3. Official transcripts showing a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. Normally, a grade point average of approximately 3.0 or higher in upper division undergraduate work is expected.
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Personal statement
  6. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores must be provided. The test may be waived for candidates who present an official transcript of previous college work from a regionally accredited college or university reflecting any one of the following criteria:

    1. an undergraduate, upper division grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; or
    2. a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the most recent 60 credits of study consisting of any of the following: graduate course work, upper division post baccalaureate course work (exclusive of extension or continuing education work), and upper division undergraduate course work; or
    3. a minimum of nine credits of graduate course work completed and a 3.50 grade point average; or
    4. a previously earned master's degree

Master of Business Administration - MBA

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

  • $785 per credit - Traditional MBA Domestic and International Students 
  • $580 per credit - Certificate in Financial Planning
  • $785 per credit - MBA in Financial Planning 

Tuition rates are the same for on-line and on-campus students

Technology Fee

$50 per term ($250 maximum per academic year)

Application Fee $50
Audit Fee One half the tuition listed above
Late Registration Fee
for registration submitted after the add/drop deadline
Late Transaction Fee
for employer reimbursement applications received after the second week of the semester
Transcript Fee $5.00 minimum
additional fees may apply, refer to the Registrar's site

All fees are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to change, delete or add to this pricing schedule as deemed appropriate. Transcripts and diploma will not be released for any student who has an outstanding balance owed to Cal Lutheran.

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