We admit a new cohort in the fall of each year.
All students must apply online to the Management Science Ph.D. program through the university graduate admissions office. The website will give you instructions on how to create an account and submit all necessary information. You will not need to send any information to our department.Apply Now
The Ph.D. program in Analytics is currently only offered as a concentration within the Management Science Ph.D. program.
Cohorts start in the fall, so the application deadline is February 1 of the year for which you wish to enroll.
For U.S. citizens and permanent residents, applications are considered after this date if there is additional room in the class.
For international candidates, the university will not allow us to consider applications received after February 1.
We do not require a specific undergraduate degree. The most successful students are those who have a strong technical aptitude and have taken quantitative courses in their undergraduate program of study, such as math, statistics and calculus.
Yes. This is an opportunity for you to discuss your candidacy and differentiate yourself from the other applicants. We encourage you to use this time to make sure our program is a good fit for you.
We prefer to meet you in person and ask that you make every attempt to schedule a campus visit.
All domestic applicants to the University of Tennessee must have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.70 (4.0 scale). Due to the highly specialized nature of this program, any GPA below a 3.0 will typically not be considered.
Call The Office of Graduate Studies at 865-974-3251 to request that your current GPA be converted to a 4.0 scale. A copy of your transcript may be required to perform this calculation.
Yes. Either the GRE or the GMAT is required of all applicants regardless of previous experience. No preference is given to either test.
We do not have a minimum score requirement for the GRE or GMAT; however, students bestsuited for our program typically perform in the 90th percentile or higher on the quantitative portion of either exam.
The TOEFL or IELTS is required if your native language is not English and you do not have a degree from a U.S. college/university dated less than two years prior to entering the Analytics Ph.D. Program. The TOEFL exam is the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The IELTS exam is the International English Language Testing System exam.
The TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years.
Yes. The university’s graduate admissions office has an international student admission guide.View International Admissions Guide
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