Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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Admission to the Milgard School of Business is capacity-constrained and there is a formal application process. Applicants are evaluated based on:

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

  • Completion of at least 60 quarter college level credits with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
     
  • Completion of an English Composition course with a minimum 2.0 grade
     
  • A minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA* in the business prerequisite courses:
    Financial Accounting I
    Financial Accounting II
    ​Managerial Accounting
    Statistics
    Macroeconomics
    Microeconomics
    Business Law

    *A minimum 2.0 grade is required in each prerequisite course. Business prerequisites may not be taken P/F or S/NS. Applicants to the Accounting option must earn a minimum 2.5 in each accounting course and a cumulative 3.0 across all accounting courses.

  • At the time you apply, English composition, financial accounting I, microeconomics or macroeconomics, and two additional business prerequisites from the above list must be completed with a grade on your transcript and ALL business prerequisites must be completed prior to the start of of the quarter of admission.

RESULTS OF THE WRITING SKILLS ASSESSMENT (WSA) 

The Writing Skills Assessment (WSA) is an in-person writing test required for admission to all University of Washington business schools. Click here to learn more and officially register for a test date.

F-1 visa holders and select domestic students may submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores in lieu of taking the WSA. Please contact us if you think you may qualify for this option.

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HOW TO APPLY

  1. Register for the Writing Skills Assessement
     
  2. Transfer students apply to UW Tacoma
     
  3. Apply to the Milgard School of Business

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Applications are accepted for autumn quarter and winter quarter only.

Autumn Quarter Winter Quarter
Application opens: January 15 Application opens: August 1

March 15 (priority)

July 1 (final)

October 15 (final)

APPLICATION ELIGIBILTY 

Refer to the course list in this table to determine if you have the necessary coursework to submit an application.

Required Courses

Completed at time of application

Completed at time of admission

English Composition

Yes

Yes

Financial Accounting I (TACCT 210)

Yes

Yes

Financial Accounting II (TACCT 220)

May be in progress

Yes

Managerial Accounting (TACCT 230)

May be in progress

Yes

Intro to Statistics (TBGEN 200 or MATH 110)

May be in progress

Yes

Business Law (TBGEN 218)

May be in progress

Yes

Microeconomics (TBECON 220)

Micro or Macro should be completed at the time of application

Yes

Macroeconomics (TBECON 221)

Macro or Micro should be completed at the time of application

Yes

Transfer students: refer to this guide of approved Transfer Courses.

Questions? Contact Milgard admissions advisor Heidi Norbjerg