PhD Admissions

Start Shaping the Future of Business

Competition starts early in our PhD program. With only 10-15 students accepted from about 250 applications per year, it's this healthy level of competition that drives our students and forges them into graduates who excel. Offered through the Laney Graduate School, our program gives you the chance to pursue one of the following academic areas: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Marketing, or Organization & Management.

Class Profile

Underrepresented U.S. Minorities
Average GMAT
Student to Faculty Ratio
Average Age
Class Size
10-15 students
Average Work Experience
3.5 years

Goizueta PhD Program Events

Graduate School Fairs

Graduate School Fairs for fall 2023 are currently being scheduled.  We will also be offering a series of online Information Systems via Zoom.  Please check back frequently for updates.

Recruiting Partnerships and Events


Through DocNet, a global consortium representing over 100 business schools, a group of administrative representatives visit colleges and universities to share more information about our programs, student life, and admissions. All events are free and open to the public but require registration.  See the links below.

The information sessions are scheduled at the following dates:

PhD Project

The Goizueta Doctoral Program is a sponsoring institution of the PhD Project, an organization that encourages African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans to pursue PhDs in business. Beyond support during their doctoral studies, the PhD Project continues to support faculty throughout their career. Please visit the website for more information and to apply for the Annual Conference, which will be held March 22-22, 2024 in Chicago, IL. The deadline to apply for the conference is September 30th and the application is available year-round on the PhD Project website.

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Please apply early to allow us sufficient time to carefully evaluate your application.

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