A mix of online courses with an in-person component.

A mix of online courses with an in-person component.

Accredited by AACSB International.

With Longwood University's MBA Hybrid for International Students, you will study in the United States, on our campus in Farmville, Virginia. The MBA Hybrid Program will incorporate both online coursework and required face-to-face activities including peer group work, seminars, and intercultural activities.

The MBA Hybrid Program has four tracks that you can specialize in: General Business, Data Analytics, Marketing, and Real Estate. We cultivate a supportive learning community for you through the weekly in-person sessions, inspiring you to bring spirit, knowledge, and integrity to your program, profession, and to society. 





Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MBA – Hybrid Program for International Students must meet at least one of the following combinations to be considered for admission:

Bachelor's degree with a minimum equivalent 3.0 GPA – No GMAT will be required

Bachelor's degree with an equivalent 2.75-2.99 GPA + 3 years of professional-level work experience.** No GMAT will be required.

Bachelor's degree with an equivalent 2.50-2.74 GPA + 5 years of professional-level work experience.** No GMAT will be required.

Bachelor's degree + 8 years of professional-level work experience.** No GMAT will be required.

Bachelor's degree with a GPA below an equivalent 2.50 + GMAT with a minimum score of 400

Graduate international applicants must submit official credential evaluations for all international institutions where a degree, bachelor or higher, was obtained.  The College of Graduate and Professional Studies accepts degree to degree and course by course evaluations.  If the program you are applying to has prerequisite coursework, a course by course evaluation is strongly recommended. 

We accept credential evaluations from, but are not limited to:

If the primary language of instruction where the applicant obtained a degree, bachelor or higher, is not English submission of official TOEFL or IELTS scores is required.  The minimum score requirements are an 80 (Internet Based Test) on the TOEFL or a 6.5 on the IELTS.

Graduate international applicants offered admission will be contacted by the International Student/Scholar Advisor who will communicate the additional requirements for international students, and who will issue the non-immigrant visa forms.  Graduate students will not be permitted to begin coursework until all additional requirements are met (financial certification, health insurance, immunization records, etc.).

Official transcripts and/or evaluations from all institutions where you obtained a degree, bachelor or higher, and any post-baccalaureate coursework must be submitted at the time of application and are subject to verification and approval by the MBA director. 

Official transcripts, test scores, and other documents should be sent from the granting institution(s) to:

Email Address

Mailing Address
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909


We recommend that our international students apply a minimum of 30 days before the application deadline to allow time for visa processing.

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Cost & Tuition

For the current academic year, the out-of-state tuition cost per credit hour is $436.

Based on this rate, the total estimated out-of-state tuition is $13,516.

Additional Expenses for on campus students

  • Housing: $650/month (average)
  • Food: $230/month (average) 

Estimated total expenses based on time to program completion

  • $22,316 for 10 months
  • $34,636 for 24 months


General Business - Develop a broad knowledge in all core business functions and gain hands-on experience integrating concepts across disciplines, thinking critically about business problems and developing innovative solutions.

Marketing - Combine online marketing strategies with data to refine your visual storytelling skills and apply market-driven statistics to present ideas and solutions to clients.

Real Estate - Equip yourself with dynamic, practice-oriented skills that give you the capability to tackle the challenges facing real estate professionals today and in the future.

Data Analytics - Gain a professional edge and hone the visualization and analytical skills needed to convey insights that emerge from data.

Core Curriculum

Core MBA Courses

  • ACCT 540 Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 509 Managerial Economics
  • FINA 550 Financial Management
  • ISCS 570 Information Technology
  • MANG 564 Leadership, Group Dynamics, and Team Building
  • MANG 575 Managing Data for Strategic Decision Making 
  • MARK 588 Strategic Marketing
  • MANG 697* Strategic Management and Business Policy

Two elective courses - determined by your track

  • ECON 575 Data Analytics
  • ECON 576 Data Visualization
  • FINA 555 Real Estate Finance and Investments
  • MANG 664 Business Negotiations
  • MANG 687 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • MARK  680 Internet Marketing Strategy


Visa Process

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has authorized Longwood to issue visa documents appropriate for the F-1 non-immigration student status.

Learn about the F-1 visas.



Graduate Student Housing is not guaranteed. All housing options will be provided in the acceptance packet. More information to come.

If you are not looking to travel to the United States to complete the MBA program, you can learn more information about our fully-online option at MBA Online.