University of Texas at Austin
woman in class

Application Process

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Your Path to Tenure

Applying to a Ph.D. program can be a complicated and daunting task, and we strive to make applying as straightforward as possible.

For all applicants, it involves a multi-step process which involves admission to both The University of Texas Graduate School (Steps 1-5 below) and Texas McCombs Doctoral Program (Steps 6-10 below).

For further detailed information on The University of Texas Graduate School application process, please refer to the Graduate Admission website.

Application Dates Evergreen

Application infographic

How To Apply

The University of Texas Graduate School


Log-into ApplyTexas and complete appropriate online application


Pay the Application Fee (U.S. $65/ International $90). U.S. applicants who meet select criteria may qualify for a fee waiver. To see if you may be eligible for a fee waiver, please complete Qualtrics survey


Submit your Transcripts


Submit your GRE/GMAT Test Scores. If you do not have a valid GRE or GMAT score due to COVID-19 related reasons, please contact the Graduate Coordinator associated with the doctoral program to which you are applying. Contact Us


Submit your TOEFL (International Students only)


Request and submit Three Letters of Recommendation

Texas McCombs Doctoral Program


Log-into MyStatus


Submit a Statement of Purpose - Statement of goals and objectives (generally about two pages in length) highlighting your particular interests in our Ph.D. program, your relevant credentials related to those interests, and your reasons for wanting to do graduate work at the University of Texas


Submit your Current Resume


Submit a supplemental Department Application Form, if required - IROM and Marketing


Monitor your status at MyStatus .  

*You must submit a complete application in order for your file to be reviewed

Application Checklist 

Quick Tips

Quick tips infographic


Are You Ready to Change the World?

Tower color

Texas McCombs Doctoral Program is seeking individuals who are interested in transforming the global marketplace. Are you one of these future thought leaders?