Application Process

Application submission and departmental review are conducted electronically.

We do not use official test scores or transcripts to review Mays Ph.D. in Business Administration Program applications.

  • Submit online application and upload requested documents only. Do not mail paper documents or additional information.
  • Use ApplyYourself online application at
  • Application fee paid online by credit card within the ApplyYourself application system.
  • Upload supporting documents:
    • Essay/Personal statement question(s).
    • Scanned transcripts (.pdf) from each senior-level post secondary institution for the review process.
      • To reduce file size, scan dpi around 150 if needed.
      • Unofficial transcripts printed from student academic accounts may be uploaded.
      • We understand a transcript may not list final grades if applying in a current semester.
    • Professional resume.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation uploaded into ApplyYourself 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.
  • The Core Residency Questionnaire is contained within the application.
    • Ph.D. applicants only need to complete parts A and B.
    • Parts C-H are for MS/MRE applicants only and should not be completed by Ph.D. Applicants.
  • International applicant section
    • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS score will be typed in your application plus completing international section.
  • Not reviewed: certificates, writing samples, research, etc.