As one of the nation's top-rated doctoral programs, admission to the PhD program in business administration is highly competitive, and admission rates are typically under 10 percent. In addition to assessing the applicant's potential for scholarship, research, and teaching, the program bases admissions decisions on evidence of a commitment to an academic career based on a PhD degree and a demonstrated ability to complete a rigorous program of study.

The application deadline for general admission is December 15.  APPLY

Admissions stats

Fall 2016 Matriculants

347 Number of applicants
25 Admitted (7%)
15 New students (60%)
26 Average age
716 Average GMAT (total)
324 Average GRE


Program Stats

2016 PhD Business Administration

90 Program size for 2016
5.8 Median years to earn a PhD
102 Number of faculty
29 Females (32%)
61 Males (68%)
64 International (67%)
30 Average Age
704 Average GMAT (total)
323 Average GRE