Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

Accounting PhD Area of the Management Program


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Accounting PhD Area of the Management Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Specialization in accounting emphasizes an interdisciplinary study of the accounting information system in organizations and institutions. Doctoral students are expected to develop a meaningful conceptual background in economics and finance as well as competent skills using mathematics and statistics. The program maintains a balanced emphasis on both the theoretical and empirical aspects of accounting research. Unique Features *Faculty on Editorial Boards for top academic journals *Quantitative research receives special emphasis in program of study *Coursework includes rigorous classes from various departments *Doctoral fellowships available *Small program with low student-faculty ratio



International Student Requirements:

The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or the TOEFL, must be taken by applicants whose native language is not English. The official score report for the TOEFL should be sent from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to Purdue University. Minimum TOEFL iBT Scores for admission are as follows: Writing: 18 Speaking: 18 Listening: 14 Reading: 19 Total: 77 Purdue University also accepts International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. An overall score of 6.5 is required for admission. The Test of Written English (TWE) and the Test of Spoken English (TSE) are not a requirement for either admission or standard financial aid packages, including assistantships and fellowships. However, the TSE is required to be considered for awards that are based on teaching potential if an applicant's native language is not English.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 42 course credits

In State Tuition (per year): 298 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 298 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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