Admission to the Program

Candidates for Haslam’s Ph.D. in finance apply directly through the UT Graduate School. There is no separate department application process. The program generally enrolls two students per year.

  • Priority Deadline: January 15 (applications considered until class is filled)
  • Mean GPA: 3.5 undergraduate, 3.8 graduate (graduate degree not required)
  • Mean GMAT/GRE: 85th percentile
  • English Language Proficiency: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the TOEFL/IELTS.
    • TOEFL: 100 or higher
    • IELTS: 7 or higher

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 accepted into the program are granted assistantships with an annual stipend that has averaged approximately $31,522 in recent years. All admitted students receive a tuition waiver and health insurance benefits.