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Admission to the Smeal doctoral program is highly selective. We seek the very best in terms of academic promise and assess candidates' academic preparation through GMAT or GRE scores, grades in previous academic work, letters of recommendation, and quality of the statement of purpose.

Deadlines for Fall 2015 Admissions

Fall 2015 deadlines have passed.

As soon as Fall 2016 deadlines are available, they will be posted.

Please note that Real Estate is not accepting applications for Fall 2015

Offers of admission are typically given in March and April. Most departments will not accept late applications and the graduate degree application fee is non-refundable. Any late applications for fall 2015 will be automatically moved to the next admission period (application fees will not be refunded).