Frequently Asked Questions | Ph.D. Program | College of Business | SIU

Southern Illinois University




Can this program be pursued on a part time basis?

No, this is a full time commitment.

What is the cost of enrolling in this program?

Each accepted student receives a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. However, students are required to pay fees, totaling roughly $1,400 per semester.

What standardized test scores are accepted?

Applicants are required to submit either a valid GRE or the GMAT score.

What are the TOEFL requirements?

The TOEFL is not required if you have 4 years of study in the U.S. pursuing a bachelors degree, OR if you have completed a minimum of 100 hours of graded credit hours in the United States.

How long does the program take to complete?

The program generally takes 4 years to complete. The first two years are spent on coursework, while the final 2 years are spent on the dissertation.