The PhD program in Business Administration at DeGroote offers students the opportunity to study and conduct leading-edge research with some of the top researchers in their fields. Students develop the theoretical and methodological expertise required to create original research that makes a significant impact on the business community.

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TOEFL and IELTS Scores

Successful applicants who are required to submit language test scores normally have results at least as good as those outlined below.


  • Internet-Based Test (IBT)
    • Overall: 100
    • Reading: 22
    • Listening: 22
    • Speaking: 26
    • Writing: 24
  • Paper-Based Test (PBT)
    • Overall: 600
  • Computer-Based Test (CBT)
    • Overall: 250


  • Paper-Based Test
    • Overall band score: 7
    • Reading: 6.5
    • Listening: 6.5
    • Speaking: 7
    • Writing: 6.5

We may also consider equivalent scores on other recognized tests. For more information, contact Deb Randall Baldry at

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