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Admission to the Program

Our Strength: Our Program

Admission to the Strategy PhD program is highly competitive, with the number of qualified applicants always greatly exceeding the number of available places. Our admissions decisions weigh a number of factors including academic background, research experience, test scores, aspirations, and fit with the research interests of our faculty.

Applications for September 2019 are now open.

Who are we Looking for?

Admission to the Strategy PhD program is highly competitive, with the number of qualified applicants always greatly exceeding the number of available places (typically 2-4 students admitted each year). Meeting the requirements listed above does not guarantee admission.

Our admissions decisions weigh a number of factors including academic background (e.g., grades and training in mathematics, statistics and social sciences), research experience, test scores, aspirations, and fit with the research interests of our faculty.

Successful applicants in the past have demonstrated their excellence through outstanding undergraduate or graduate grades, top scores on GMAT/GRE, and other indications of an interest and ability to excel in research on strategy-related topics; the most compelling applications are typically those that accurately portray the interests and motivations of the applicant.

Before being offered admission, selected students will be interviewed via telephone; local applicants may be invited to visit the campus.

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