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How to apply for admission to the doctoral program

The following are the typical steps in the admission process:

 

1. Complete an application for admission form
Individuals seeking admission to the Ph.D. program should complete an application for admission form. This application form can be: (1) accessed and completed online at the Graduate Admissions Center, or (2) requested from the Graduate Admissions Center for manual completion and submission via mail, or (3) obtained from the University's Graduate Admission Office in Davis Hall (room 333) or Graduate Studies office on the first floor of the College of Business (room 107) and manually completed and submitted via mail. If submitted by mail the completed application should be forwarded to the following address:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

Note 1: The Graduate School forwards completed applications to the Accounting Department Ph.D. Advisory Committee for review. This committee makes admission decisions once a year each Spring. Prospective doctoral students are encouraged to have all materials submitted by December 15th in order to be considered for admission the following September.


Note 2: The Graduate School classifies admitted individuals as either 'degree seeking' students or 'special' students. An individual seeking admission to a degree program should apply as a 'degree seeking' applicant (not a 'special' student applicant).

2. Pay the application evaluation fee
A non-refundable application evaluation charge is required for all U.S. citizens and resident aliens with no foreign college or university work. A non-refundable application evaluation charge is also required for all non-immigrant international applicants, U.S. Citizens and U.S. resident aliens with foreign college or university work. Payment may be made with a money order, bank-imprinted personalized check, or bank draft payable in U.S. dollars made payable to UT-Arlington. For further details please contact the Graduate School.

 

3. Arrange for the submission of official transcripts
An applicant should have official transcripts sent from each college or university attended. These transcripts must be sent from school to school directly and cannot be delivered by the student. Official transcripts should be mailed to the Graduate School at the following address:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

4. Request and distribute recommendation forms
Applicants are required to obtain three recommendations and have them submitted to the Graduate School. Recommendation forms can be obtained from the University´┐Żs Graduate Admission Office in Davis Hall (room 333), or Graduate Studies office on the first floor of the College of Business (room 107), or downloaded and printed by selecting the link below.

          Recommendation form (pdf, 10K)

 

The student should distribute the recommendation forms to three individuals who have knowledge of the applicant's promise as a doctoral student. Completed recommendation forms should be forwarded to the Graduate School at the following address:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

5. Arrange to have GMAT scores sent to the Graduate School
Applicants must submit GMAT (or GRE) scores before their application can be considered. These scores must be sent directly to the Graduate School from the testing agency. The mailing address for submission of GMAT scores is:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

6. International students must provide a TOEFL score
International applicants must arrange to have their TOEFL score forwarded to the Graduate Admissions Office. The mailing address for submission of TOEFL scores is:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167

7. Check your application status online
It is possible for applicants to check on the status of their applications. Status information can be obtained on the Graduate School website under the Application Status link.


For more information please contact the respective advisor on the following page: link