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UTSA College of Business PhD Admission Procedures

Admissions for Ph.D. in Applied Statistics
In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, a BA, BS, MA or MS in mathematics, statistics or a closely related field is required. Students who have not taken mathematical statistics courses at the undergraduate level may be required to complete the equivalent courses in the appropriate background areas before taking graduate courses. The admission requirements consist of:

  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework;

  • A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score from a recent (no more than five years prior to the application date) administration of the exam;

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed;

  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources familiar with the applicant's background;

  • A curriculum vita and a statement of experiences, interests, and goals; and

  • An applicant from a country where the first language is not English, unless a bachelor's degree or higher was earned in an English-speaking country, must have a minimum score of 550 on paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 79 on internet-based TOEFL, or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Applicants may be asked to appear before the admissions committee for a personal interview.


Annual Deadline for Applying is February 1st











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