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Admission to the Program

Haslam’s Ph.D. in finance typically only admits two students per year. All students must apply online through the university graduate admissions office. There is not a separate department application process.

Priority Deadline January 1
Undergraduate Degree All accepted
Master’s Degree Not mandatory
GPA 3.5 (undergraduate), 3.8 (graduate)
GMAT 700 or above preferred (GRE is also accepted)
Preferred Skills Strong writing, computer programming and quantitative skills
Interview Mandatory, in-person preferred
English Language Proficiency  
  • PBT 550
  • CBT 212
  • IBT 80

The TOEFL or IELTS is required for non-native English speakers, except students who have earned a degree from a U.S. institution within two years prior to enrollment.

Financial Aid

Students admitted into the finance Ph.D. program typically receive financial a financial aid stipend ranging from $18,000 to $28,000 per year depending on their qualifications. All admitted students also receive a tuition waiver and health insurance. Applications completed by January 1 will receive full consideration.