The admission process for the Smeal Ph.D. program is outlined.

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 2022 Admissions

Management & Organization -  January 6, 2022

Accounting - January 10, 2022

Supply Chain - January 15, 2022

Marketing-  January 15, 2022

Real Estate- February 1, 2022

Finance- February 1, 2022




Offers of admission are typically given in March and April. Most departments will not accept late applications (or late documents) and the graduate degree application fee is non-refundable.