College of Business > Academics > Doctoral > Doctorate in Business Administration > Admission Requirements
Applicants are required to have completed an MBA or master's degree.
Candidates for the Doctorate in Business Administration must fill out an
online application and submit the following:
Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applicants may be asked to interview with the admission committee as part of the admissions process.
Students may submit their applications any time of year for admission into the program, which starts in the fall quarter. Admission to the program is competitive and continues on an ongoing basis until the fall cohort has been filled.
No, you are not required to send graduate school entrance exam scores because it is assumed that applicants completed an exam to enter their master's degree programs.
An applicant's professional experience, potential, rationale for degree pursuit and educational preparation will be the determining factors for admission.
Tuition is currently $129,000 for the three-year program, which includes all costs related to the program such as books, software and computers.
Students will be provided with breakfast and lunch and snacks during each residency. The cost of tuition does not cover travel and lodging costs and additional meals, although as a member of the DePaul community, students will have access to discounted rates.
In order to be eligible for financial aid, you must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-U.S. citizen admitted to a degree seeking program at DePaul University. You will automatically be considered for aid if you meet these criteria when you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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