Find out what it takes to be accepted into one of the most challenging, recognized and rewarding PhD in Management programs in the world.
Successful applicants have strong quantitative and verbal skills and have completed or are completing bachelor's or master's degrees in relevant fields such as statistics, economics, engineering, computer science, psychology or business.
Although not a requirement, knowledge and experience in database management (e.g. Oracle, SQL) and experimental research or survey methodology may prove useful for conducting research.
Our program offers fall admission only. Completed applications and all credentials must be received in the School of Management by January 15 to be considered for admission. You are encouraged to submit application materials before the deadline.
Follow the steps below carefully to ensure you complete the application process correctly.
Visit UB's Student Accounts website for the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on graduate program tuition and fees.1, 2
1 All tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of the university. Tuition information was published in July 2023 and reflects SUNY-approved rates for fall 2023.
2 In accordance with SUNY policy, the University at Buffalo will verify initial residency status during the admissions process. Please note, newly admitted students claiming permanent domicile in New York State for 12 months or more at time of application will be asked to provide three supporting documents to verify residency, prior to initial enrollment. If you receive an admission offer, you will be contacted to provide this verification documentation. Please refer to the UB Graduate School's Verifying New York State Residency webpage for more information and acceptable forms of documentation.