Application Process


Graduate business study in the Cook School is characterized by a tradition of individual attention and concern for each student. 

Requirements for Application

The completed application packet and all supporting documents should be received by the Graduate Education office by January 15th. Jan. 15

The doctoral program is a full-time endeavor. Students are admitted once a year in the fall semester only. Students are expected to devote their entire effort to the program until they formally complete the degree program. In addition, full-time residency is required throughout a student’s time in the Ph.D. program. The maximum time to complete all doctoral degree requirements is five years.

All applications must include the following:

In addition, all applicants must provide official Personal Potential Index (PPI) scores sent from ETS directly to Saint Louis University. Applicants must register with ETS at http://www.ets.org/ppi, and have their recommenders complete the short PPI battery of questions. Detailed instructions on contacting recommenders and having the scores forwarded to Saint Louis University are available on the ETS website.

Where to Apply

To Apply for the Ph.D. in International Business & Marketing, please visit the Saint Louis University Graduate Education website.