Do all of my application materials need to be submitted online?

You should submit the online application only after it is complete and both recommenders have submitted their recommendations online. If you've completed all parts of your application online, you must submit your application fee to us to complete the application process.

If you apply online, we ask that all materials be submitted online.

May I submit a reapplication online?

Yes. Please contact the doctoral program to request online reapplication.

My recommender has not received the automatic e-mail that is sent after I fill in their name and e-mail address.

You may call the doctoral program at 212-854-2836 or e-mail [email protected] to have a representative make it possible for you to send the e-mail again.

My password will not work. Why?

You may be entering an incorrect password. Some common problems are:

Passwords may contain uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and numbers. They are case sensitive. The zero (0) and capital O are easily confused. Five (5) and capital S and one (1) and capital l are also easily confused.

If there is no activity in your login account for 180 days, it may be purged from our database.

You can call 212-854-2836 to verify your status.

How can I pay my application fee?

The application fee for the Columbia Business School PhD program is U.S. $100. This fee applies to all applicants. It can be paid online application with a credit card. Please refer to our online application for more information.

Other questions

If you have other questions, please contact the doctoral program. You may also phone the department at 212-854-2836 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST.