Fall 2013 Ph.D. application cycle is now closed and will reopen for Fall 2014 this Summer
To apply for admission to the Rady School for Fall 2013 follow the instructions below.
1. Application Form
The application form is completed online. The application for fall is now available.
2. Academic History
Please upload all transcript(s) into the online application. Do not send duplicates. Official transcripts will only be needed if you are admitted.
3. Academic Curricula Vitae and or Resume
Please prepare an academic CV giving a summary of your education and professional history for uploading into the application.
Please include any teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors and affiliations.
Three recommendations received by the Rady School, submitted via the online recommendation form available within the application or mailed to us using the downloadable form (also accessible through the online application). At least one letter must be from someone who has taught you and who can attest to your academic ability and research potential. You may find it useful to consider in advance whom you will ask to serve as references, so that you can contact these individuals and confirm their willingness.
5. Statement of Purpose Requirements
Online Statement of Purpose preferred. 2,500 word limit.
6. Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
The final admissions decision is contingent upon receipt of your official GMAT OR GRE score report. We encourage you to prepare carefully before taking the test. For the GRE use institutional code 4836; for the GMAT use 3NS–ZK–24
7. TOEFL and IELTS Scores
TOEFL and IELTS scores (for international applicants only) are to be sent to institutional code 4836–02, from ETS. Minimum scores for TOEFL: Computer–based 213, Paper 550, Internet 80. The minimum score for IELTS is 7. The English proficiency requirement is waived if you have been enrolled, full–time, for a minimum of one year in an academic program at a U.S. institution.
8. Application Fee
The application fee for the Ph.D. program is $70 for domestic students and $90 for international students. The nonrefundable fee is payable by credit card through the online application. You may also pay by check, following the instructions in the online application. If you choose to pay by check, please note that your application cannot be processed until your check has been received.
9. Specific Program Requirements
The department does not enroll students who seek a master’s degree as a terminal degree. Students who elect to specialize in management science and finance will be required to have additional mathematical knowledge such as advanced calculus and statistics.
If you have any questions, please contact Marisol Nierva–Magnano, Doctoral Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.