Our Direct Admission program is an opportunity for stellar freshman applicants to be admitted directly from high school into the Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma. We look forward to welcoming our future business and nonprofit leaders!
Milgard Direct Admits will:
Have a guaranteed spot in the Milgard School of Business at UW Tacoma, one of the most highly-sought academic programs on campus
Earn your UW degree in Business Administration, selecting one of five options to tailor your degree to your interests and goals:
Be part of a close-knit cohort of fellow business-minded students all starting out together at UW Tacoma as Milgard Direct Admits
Connect and grow with your cohort in a 2 credit autumn quarter Leadership Seminar focused on communication, teamwork and ethics in various leadership projects and activities
And much more!
How to Apply
By selecting one of the Business options as your first-choice major on your UW Tacoma freshman application, you will automatically be considered for Direct Admission. Learn more about freshman admission to UW Tacoma. The priority application date is January 15.
Admission is competitive, and space is limited. Milgard Direct Admission offer letters will be sent out January - April. Students not offered Direct Admission will enter the university in a pre-major status and can apply to Milgard through our standard admission pathway.