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 countries.

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

  • Minimum of three year’s post-qualification work experience

  • Competitive GMAT or GRE score

  • 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 N2,511,630 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 N2,511,630 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 N2,511,630 N2,511,630 N5,023,260*
    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 1,000,000 June
    2nd NGN 804,652 November
    3rd NGN 804,652 February
    4th NGN 804,652 May
    5th NGN 804,652 September
    6th NGN 804,652 January
Dates & Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines:

    Round 1: 7 December 2018
    Round 2: 15 March 2019
    Round 3: 12 July 2019

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • GMAT or GRE Score Submission Deadline

    Round 1: 5 December 2018
    Round 2: 13 March 2019
    Round 3: 10 July 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 covers the full 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 on participate on 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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