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Admission Information

The Admissions Process to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies is divided into a process for U.S Citizens and a different process for International Students. Please choose the one below that applies to you.



U.S. Citizen Process

Admission to a doctoral program in business is a three-step process:

  1. Admission to the University through the Toulouse Graduate School

  2. Admission to the College of Business

  3. Departmental Admission

Step 1: Admission to the University through the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

Admission to the University through the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies (TSGS) consists of submitting an application, transcripts, official GMAT/GRE scores and an application fee. To be admitted to the TSGS there is a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of a bachelor degree, or a 2.8 overall GPA, or a 3.4 on a Masters degree.

Application

Please apply to the TSGS online at www.applytexas.org.

On the application, you will be asked to select a College of Business concentration. When you select a College of Business concentration as your degree on your application, a copy of your application, transcripts, and GMAT/GRE test scores are automatically forwarded to the College of Business Ph.D. Program & Research Office.

The TSGS will send you an email and a pin number to check your application status *ONLY online at: www.my.unt.edu. You will need to activate your EUID with the pin number and click on Admissions Status. *ONLY reflects the TSGS requirements that have been submitted. You still have to meet the College of Business requirements in Step 2.

Transcripts

Request all community colleges and universities to send transcripts directly to:

University of North Texas
Toulouse School of Graduate Studies
1155 Union Circle #305459 (USPS)
1147 Union Circle, ESSC #354 (UPS/Fedex)
Denton, TX 76203-5459
Fax: (940) 565-2141
940-565-2636
E-mail: gradsch@unt.edu

Official GMAT/GRE Scores

The College of Business prefers the GMAT be taken but will accept the GRE if it has already been taken. There is no minimum score required and scores must be less than 5 years old.

The GMAT is US $250.00 and is due upon scheduling an appointment by calling 1-800-717-GMAT or online at: www.mba.com.

To avoid delays in processing, have the Official GMAT or GRE scores sent to: The Toulouse School of Graduate Studies by Pearson Vue. The UNT school code for the GRE is 6481. The UNT school code for the GMAT is 6DP-8M-55. The UNT school code for the MAT is 2255

Application Fee

Submit the $75 application fee payable by cash, check, credit card, or money order to: The Toulouse School of Graduate Studies (see address above under Transcripts.)

Deadlines

February 15th is the priority deadline for Ph.D students.


Step 2: Admission to the College of Business

You must be admitted to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies at the University of North Texas. Your application for admission, if complete, is then forwarded to the College of Business. A Supplementary Information Sheet including the additional supporting documentation listed below is required. This information should be submitted at the same time as you apply for admission to the Graduate School. See below for address.

  1. Three Doctoral Applicant Evaluation Forms and/or three letters of recommendation from college professors or professional colleagues who are familiar with your academic record. (Form B)
  2. Your proposed major area.
  3. A short "Statement of Purpose" setting forth your reasons for pursuing doctoral study, personal objectives and career plans.
  4. A current vita.

Step 3: Admission to the Department

Admission to each major area is based on the student's academic record, work experience, and expressed "Statement of Purpose" or personal objectives. Only students who, in the judgment of the Graduate Faculty of each major area, show high promise of academic achievement will be admitted. Satisfying the quantitative criteria does not guarantee admission. The Graduate Faculty of each major area may establish additional and/or higher requirements specific to their department.

The appropriate departmental committee will evaluate the student's application for admission on the basis of the department standards, indicate on the CoB Admission Form (Form B) whether the student is Approved for Admission, Denied Admission (with reason) or Recommended for Provisional Admission (Category II) and return the completed form to the Ph.D. Program & Research Office, BLB 240.

The Director of Ph.D. Program & Research will send an admission decision letter to those students selected by the appropriate departmental committee. A copy of the letter will be provided to the respective departmental Ph.D. Coordinator. The letter will specify that the applicant has 15 days in which to respond to the admission offer. An applicant's failure to accept an offer within 15 days will result in a second letter indicating withdrawal of the offer.

Transfer of Programs

A student admitted by the College of Business and an academic department who wishes to transfer into a different major area must meet the admission requirements of the newly selected major area. A student desiring a transfer must request admission to the selected major area, in writing, via the Graduate School and the Director of Phd Programs & Research. Approval of his/her admission will be determined under the normal departmental admission requirements and procedures.

Students may change their major area only with the consent of the CoB Doctoral Program Committee and the graduate faculties of the respective area(s). A student will not be permitted to change a major area after he/she has failed one qualifying examination.

 

 

International Admission

Admission to a Doctoral Program is a four-step process:

  1. Admission to the University through the University of North Texas International Program

  2. Admission to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

  3. Admission to the College of Business

  4. Admission to the Department

Step 1: Admission to the University through the University of North Texas International Program

All international graduate students must be admitted to the University through the University of North Texas International Program. Admission requirements consists of an international application for admission, proof of financial support, transcripts for undergraduate degree requirements, proof of English language proficiency, and an application fee.

Application

International prospective students may apply through the International Studies and Programs(ISP) Office online at: http://www.international.unt.edu/admissions/apply/. The application fee of $75 may be payed online on the International admission application.

On the application, you will be asked to select a College of Business concentration. If you select a College of Business concentration as your degree on your application, then a copy of your application, transcripts, and GMAT/GRE test scores are automatically forwarded to the College of Business Ph.D. Program and Research Office.

For further questions or information regarding this application process, please contact the ISP by phone at: 1-940-565-2197 or via email at: international@unt.edu. This application once approved is active for only one year and must be renewed each year.

Transcripts

Official Documents for Bachelor Equivalents and proper transcript descriptions are listed by country in alphabetical order. Please find your country and acquire those documents listed.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

The English Language Proficiency Requirements must be met through the International Program in addition to the TOEFL with a score of at least 550 (paper version) , 213 (computer version) or 79 on the internet based test for the University Requirements.

Financial Requirements and Your Guarantee of Funds

Proof of your finances are required by U.S. government regulations. Required Funds are listed at: international.unt.edu

Step 2: Admission to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

After the International Admissions office receives an application and verifies other requirements, all materials are forwarded to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies (TSGS). The Toulouse School of Graduate Studies will check transcripts for minimum GPA requirements of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of a bachelor degree, or a 2.8 overall GPA, or a 3.4 on a Masters degree. They will also note GMAT/GRE scores and forward this information to the College of Business Ph.D. Program and Research Office for review.

Application

The TSGS will send you an email and a pin number to check your application status *ONLY online at: www.my.unt.edu. You will need to activate your EUID with the pin number and click on Admissions Status. *ONLY reflects the TSGS requirements that have been submitted. You still have to meet the College of Business requirements in Step 3.

Official GMAT/GRE Scores

The College of Business prefers the GMAT be taken but will accept the GRE if it has already been taken. There is no minimum score required and scores must be less than 5 years old.

The GMAT is US $250.00 and is due upon scheduling an appointment by calling 1-800-717-GMAT or online at: www.mba.com. Scores may take 4-6 weeks to be processed and must be received before the deadline.

Deadlines

February 15th is the priority deadline for Ph.D. Students.

Step 3: Admission to the College of Business

You must be admitted to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies at the University of North Texas. Your application for admission, if complete, is then forwarded to the College of Business. A Supplementary Information Sheet (Form A) including the additional supporting documentation listed below is required. This information should be submitted at the same time as you apply for admission to the Graduate School. See below for address.

  1. Three Doctoral Applicant Evaluation Forms and/or three letters of recommendation from college professors or professional colleagues who are familiar with your academic record. (Form B)
  2. Your proposed major area.
  3. A short "Statement of Purpose" setting forth your reasons for pursuing doctoral study, personal objectives and career plans.
  4. A current vita.
  • Send supporting documentation (recommendation letters, vita & statement of purpose) to:
    University of North Texas
    Ph.D. Program & Research Office - BLB 240
    1155 Union Circle #311160 (USPS)
    1307 West Highland Street, BLB 240(UPS/Fedex)
    Denton, TX 76203-1160
    Email: Inez.Loche@unt.edu
    Phone: 940-369-8491
    Fax: 940-369-8439
  • Minimum admission standards are established by the Graduate Faculty of the College of Business. Admission to the College of Business Ph.D. program is very competitive; therefore, satisfaction of the minimum standards does not guarantee admission to a degree program. Minimum admission standards of the College of Business are as follows.

Step 4: Admission to the Department

Admission to each major area is based on the student's academic record, work experience, and expressed "Statement of Purpose" or personal objectives. Only students who, in the judgment of the Graduate Faculty of each major area, show high promise of academic achievement will be admitted. Satisfying the quantitative criteria does not guarantee admission. The Graduate Faculty of each major area may establish additional and/or higher requirements specific to their department.

The appropriate departmental committee will evaluate the student's application for admission on the basis of the department standards, indicate on the CoB Admission Form (Form B) whether the student is Approved for Admission, Denied Admission (with reason) or Recommended for Provisional Admission (Category II) and return the completed form to the Ph.D. Program & Research Office, BLB 240.

The Director of Ph.D. Program & Research will send an admission decision letter to those students selected by the appropriate departmental committee. A copy of the letter will be provided to the respective departmental Ph.D. Coordinator. The letter will specify that the applicant has 15 days in which to respond to the admission offer. An applicant's failure to accept an offer within 15 days will result in a second letter indicating withdrawal of the offer.

Transfer of Programs

A student admitted by the College of Business and an academic department who wishes to transfer into a different major area must meet the admission requirements of the newly selected major area. A student desiring a transfer must request admission to the selected major area, in writing, via the Graduate School and the Director of Phd Programs & Research. Approval of his/her admission will be determined under the normal departmental admission requirements and procedures.

Students may change their major area only with the consent of the CoB Doctoral Program Committee and the graduate faculties of the respective area(s). A student will not be permitted to change a major area after he/she has failed one qualifying examination.