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Welcome to the online application system for the PhD Program at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. We offer this Web-based application in the hopes that it will make our application process as easy and convenient as possible for you.

This application is part of the ApplyWeb application network. You will receive a PIN and password so that you can return to work on your application over several sessions. Your information is transmitted through a secured server and is kept confidential until you submit your application. Only after you submit your application will it be available for review by our admissions staff.

When you have completed your application and are ready to submit it, you can pay your application fee by credit card online.

Carefully read the application instructions that appear on the left sidebar of each page of the application. You can submit your application once, and that once submitted, you will not be able to make changes to your information using the online application system.


To get started on your application, you must first create an account. If you already have an ApplyWeb account, you can use that same username and password to access our application.

We look forward to learning more about you in the months ahead.

Application System Requirements

  • You will need a web browser that has Javascript activated.
  • The following web browsers are supported: Supported Browsers
  • Pop-up blockers should be disabled.
  • To logout, visit your Application Status Page and click 'Logout' in upper right hand corner.

Final Submission of Your Application Form Once you have completed the application forms to your satisfaction, you should submit your application:

  • Click on "Submit" (final page of application)
  • After passing through the payment page, you will see a success page. Please note that you can submit your application only once per year and that once submitted, you will not be able to make changes to your application information using the online application system.

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