PhD Program Admissions

Application deadline

  • The Fall 2024 application window for PhD programs in the Lindner College of Business has closed.
  • The Fall 2025 application window will open August 1, 2024. 
  • The Fall 2025 deadline is January 15, 2025.

Application requirements

In order to apply, you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Résumé/vita outlining educational and work experience
  • Statement of purpose (you can preview the essay for your program by starting an application)
  • Any publications or scholarly works currently in progress (optional)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Contact information for at least two references, faculty members (preferred), or professional colleagues who will provide letters of recommendation electronically 
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • IELTS or TOEFL score (International applicants only)