FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FLEX MBA PROGRAM

Below are list of FAQs about the Ph.D. in Business and Economics program! If you still have questions or are looking for more information, contact us today at business@lehigh.edu.

How long will it take to complete the Lehigh Ph.D. program?

The Ph.D. program normally takes a minimum of four years.

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How may credits are in the Lehigh Ph.D. program?

PhD (with Masters): 48 credits
PhD (without Masters): 72 credits

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What are your admission requirements?

You may view our admission requirements on the Ph.D. 'admissions' web page.

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When will I attend classes?

There is a mix of daytime, evening, and weekend classes, with classes primarily in the daytime, meeting twice/week.

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What is your minimum GMAT or GRE score?

Performance on the GMAT or GRE is a good indicator of success in the program. While we do not have a minimum score for either test, we look for strong quantitative ability as evidenced in the mathematical portion of the GMAT or GRE. Most of our students score in the 70th percentile or above on their total score, a good measure of the strength of your peers.

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Is work experience required?

There is no work experience required.

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Does Lehigh accept transfer credits to the Ph.D. program?

On case-by-case only per approval of the Program Director and the Office of the Registrar.

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How do I arrange for a campus visit?

The Graduate Programs Admissions staff can arrange a campus visit for students. While at Lehigh, students may opt to meet with an admissions counselor, tour the college or university, meet current students, visit a class, or schedule a formal interview. Please contact the Graduate Programs Admissions at business@lehigh.edu, or by phone at (610) 758-4450.

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Can I visit a class?

The Graduate Programs Admissions staff will be pleased to arrange a class visit for students. Please contact us at least one week prior to the desired visit date so that we may make arrangements. The Graduate Programs Admissions may be reached at business@lehigh.edu, or by phone at (610) 758-4450.

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What are the tuition costs?

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is listed on the Ph.D. 'funding opportunities' web page.

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Where can I access an application?

Our online application may be accessed on the Ph.D. home page or on the 'admissions' web page.

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What are your application deadlines?

You may view our application deadlines on the Ph.D. 'admissions' web page.

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Where should I mail my transcripts?

Lehigh University
Rauch Business Center
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
USA

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Must I submit my application documents in one package?

The only document that needs to be mailed is your transcript. All other documents must be submitted online. Transcripts are held on file until an application is complete, at which time it is submitted for evaluation to the Admissions Committee.

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Does the Ph.D. program qualify as a STEM designated-degree program (for immigration purposes)?

Yes. The Ph.D. in Business and Economics program contains an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes STEM fields, which qualifies the program as a STEM designated degree.

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