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Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: February 1

  • A prior record of outstanding academic performance
  • Strong letters of recommendation

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Minimum GMAT scores

Test Type  Minimum Score
GMAT 700

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Accountancy PhD Program

  • 3 Recommendation letters, mailed or accepted electronically through the Graduate School online application
  • Statement of Purpose, uploaded to online application or mailed
  • Resume, uploaded to online application or mailed
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores

Prerequisites for the Doctoral Degree

International students should note that we rarely admit a student directly from outside the United States unless they have studied/worked in an English-language setting.

Prerequisites to undertaking doctoral course work include one, and preferably two, semesters of calculus; an introductory statistics course; intermediate-level microeconomic theory; and an undergraduate accounting major (or equivalent). Prior graduate work is not required for admission to the program, but most successful applicants do have a master’s degree.

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