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 2023 Admissions

Management & Organization - January 6, 2023

Accounting - January 9, 2023

Supply Chain - January 13, 2023

Marketing-  January 13, 2023

Real Estate- February 1, 2023

Finance- February 1, 2023




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.