Admission

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 2018 Admissions

Accounting- January 15, 2018

Finance- February 1, 2018

Management & Organization- December 11, 2017

Marketing- December 15, 2017

Real Estate- February 1, 2018

Supply Chain- January 22, 2018

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.