Application Materials

In this section, you will find all the information you need to complete your online application.

A complete application includes:

We strongly recommend that you and your referees submit your application and reference letters well before the application deadline. Remember to preview your online application before submitting it. This is especially important for the uploaded materials (e.g., personal statement and resume), as formatting may be slightly altered.

Do not mail an official transcript or additional materials (e.g., publications, photographs, videos, CDs, or portfolios) as part of your application.

Eligibility

To be eligible for admission to the PhD Program, applicants must meet one of the following conditions:

  1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or
  2. Completion of an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing. Please see the minimum international education requirements.

Not Required for Admission

We do not require:

  • A minimum GPA (grade point average)
  • A minimum GMAT or GRE score
  • Particular fields of undergraduate/graduate study
  • A minimum level of work experience
  • MBA or other graduate degrees