Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, you will have to meet all the following requirements:

  • Five credit passes including English and Mathematics at the Ordinary Level for Anglophone applicants.

  • A minimum of a second-class lower university degree from a recognised university

  • A minimum of three year’s post-qualification work experience

  • A competitive NMAT or the GMAT or the GRE score. NMAT cost is $75, GMAT $250 and the GRE $205
    Visit for the NMAT, for the GMAT and for the GRE registrations. Candidates can pick a free copy of the NMAT study guide from LBS Lekki campus after registering for the NMAT test.
    For the test preparation please call B. Y. Mafit on 07063376716; Tractrain on 08033557712; Total Ascent 08104224268; Examplanet Services on 09027339900

    To schedule for GMAT call Bellaz on 08060725686

  • A demonstrated intellectual capacity, professionalism, maturity and effective decision-making and problem-solving potentials assessed during an interview

Required Documents and Fees

The required supporting documents and fees are as follows:

  • Supporting Documents

    • A completed online application form
    • Three reference forms to be completed within the online application by your referees
    • Copies of O’Level and university degree certificates (statements of results are acceptable)
    • Official Transcripts sent after you have been admitted (these may be sent directly by your former school)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Copy of the NYSC Certificate or Letter of Exemption for Nigerians only
    • English language proficiency test (TOEFL or IELTS) for non-native English speakers is strongly advised.
    • A passport photograph
  • Fees and Living Expenses

    The programme currently costs N3,013,956 per session and we run two sessions. Fees cover tuition and course materials and can be paid in three instalments at the beginning of each semester.

    Every year the Lagos Business School awards scholarships to deserving MBA candidates. Candidates who wish to avail themselves of scholarships could apply after gaining admission on our Full-Time MBA Programme

    International Students – Tuition for international students is N3,013,956 per session and we run two sessions. Lagos Business School offers a minimum of 10% tuition scholarships to international students.

    The school does not provide accommodation, but we can assist you with information on how to find suitable housing around the school. Students typically share flats with other students at a rate of N200,000 – N550,000 per person/annum. Monthly expenses after paying the rent could be as from N30,000.

    Fees and Financing

    Full-Time MBA 1st Session 2nd Session Total
    Programme fees N3,013,956 N3,013,956 N6,027,912*
    Application fee N5,000
    GMAT $250 (2016) Visit for details
    or GRE $205 (2016) Visit for details.
  • Important Notes

    The tuition fee is subject to review without notice and can be paid in six instalments. The fees cover tuition and course materials.

    Installment Amount Date Due
    1st NGN 1,200,000 June
    2nd NGN 965,582 November
    3rd NGN 965,582 February
    4th NGN 965,582 May
    5th NGN 965,582 September
    6th NGN 965,582 January
Dates & Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines:

    Round 1: 7 December 2018

    Round 2: 15 March 2019

    Round 3: 28 April 2019

    Round 4: 12 July 2019

    Supplementary Round: 12 August 2019

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • GMAT or GRE Score Submission Deadline

    Round 1: 5 December 2018

    Round 2: 13 March 2019

    Round 3: 26 April 2019

    Round 4: 10 July 2019

    Supplementary Round: 12 August 2019

  • Lagos Business School awards a number of scholarships every year to outstanding students with proven financial need. To apply for a scholarship, you should submit a filled scholarship application form to the MBA Admissions Office within the first week of getting an admission letter.

  • The scholarship committee meets during the second week of admission letters being sent out. Scholarship awardees are notified by the end of the same week.

  • The scholarships cover the tuition for the MBA programme. If awarded, you will be responsible for other personal expenses including housing and feeding.

  • To qualify, you must have applied and given admission into the MBA programme.

Information Session

Several sessions are available all year round for you to attend. These sessions are designed to provide detailed overview of the MBA programme

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