Admission to the Wharton Doctoral Programs is highly selective.
We seek students interested in conducting leading-edge academic research to advance business knowledge.
In assessing your application, the admissions committee considers your previous academic work, your standardized graduate examination performance (GRE/GMAT), and the evaluations of instructors and professional supervisors. PhD students begin their studies in September only.
Important Facts and Dates
|Application Deadline: December 15 th|
|Note: Your completed application must be received by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. A complete application includes the full online application and all supplemental application materials: letters of recommendation, personal statement and applicant history, test scores, and transcripts. See Application Requirements.|
Candidates are notified of admission decisions via email as soon as they are reached on or before April 15.
|Program Start Date
Admission is for the Fall semester only. More Facts & Dates
Wharton Doctoral Programs Vice Dean, Eric Bradlow, hosts a web based seminar in an effort to reach out to you and other prospective applicants. The Vice Dean will be joined by a Wharton faculty member and a current Wharton PhD student. Watch seminar »