Texas A&M University

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
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Our PhD in Business Administration – Finance program at Texas A&M University provides rigorous coursework and research activities for an in-depth understanding of the theoretical, conceptual, and managerial foundations of finance.


Generally, the Finance department at Texas A&M University does not admit students unless it can fund their education through competitive Graduate Assistantships.

Career Placement

Recent graduates have accepted tenure-track faculty positions at many excellent business schools, including:

  • University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Georgia
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Baylor University

Programme Structure

  • The Mays doctoral degree gives the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the professional field and training in methods of research. 
  • The final basis for granting the degree is the candidate’s grasp of the subject matter of a broad field of study and a demonstrated ability to do independent research that makes a significant contribution to the body of knowledge.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application and upload the requested documents only. Do not mail paper documents or additional information.
  • Use BusinessCAS online application at (opens September 10, 2020)
  • Application fee paid online by credit card within the BusinessCAS application system.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation uploaded into BusinessCAS by the recommenders or they may submit by email. No more than three will be accepted for review.
  • Unofficial GMAT or GRE scores will be typed in your application. Do not send an official or hard copy.
  • Essay/Personal statement question(s).
  • Scanned transcripts (.pdf) from each senior-level post-secondary institution for the review process.

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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