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Apply to the Ph.D. Program

Admission to the doctoral degree program is limited to persons who show outstanding
potential for doctoral study and for later professional achievement. Most students have
earned master's degrees in business or related fields and many have prior teaching
and/or business experience.

Admission decisions are based on a combination of the following criteria:
  • Evidence of scholarly accomplishment in undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume 
  • Statement of Educational and Career Objectives 
  • Competence in both written and verbal English is expected of all students. 
  • International students whose native language is not English must take the Test of English
    as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.
Application Deadlines
  • Deadline for domestic applicants: February 1
  • Deadline for international applicants: January 1

To receive an application and brochure, please contact:

Graduate Programs Office
Business Administration Building, A310
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
Phone: 330-672-2282
E-mail: gradbus@kent.edu

Student Profile

Average enrolled

  • GMAT: 633
  • GPA: 3.57
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