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MPAcc Admissions

Please note that our website is currently being updated. All applications for 2016-2017 must be submitted through the UW online application (see the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this page). No application materials are to be submitted by postal mail or email.

Admission to the University of Washington Foster School of Business Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program is for fall quarter only. Every fall, the Foster School registers approximately 50 new students in Auditing & Assurance. We offer admission to those who we believe have the highest potential for achievement in the accounting profession.

We select prospective students on the basis of their academic achievements, their ability to communicate effectively and their record of personal accomplishments. Prospective students must have well-developed language and reasoning skills. During our evaluation process, we consider evidence of applicants’ skill levels in reading, writing, speaking English, and the ability to reason analytically, logically and creatively.

Application Deadlines

Applications must be submitted through the University of Washington online application by the following dates.

  • Domestic (U.S. citizens, permanent residents) – February 15
  • International applicants – January 15

Our admissions committee will review applications throughout the application period, with decisions around March or April. Late applications received after the published deadlines will be processed on a space available basis.

Selection Criteria, Application Process, Program Fees, and Financial Aid

Below you can find more information about all the selection criteria, required components of the application, cost of the program and financial aid options. Click on each heading to learn more.

Selection Criteria
Application Process
Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
GMAT Scores
TOEFL Scores
Non-Refundable Application Fee ($85)
Program Fees (tuition)
Financial Aid

Accommodations for Disabilities

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office, 448 Schmitz Hall, at least ten days in advance of the event at 206-543-8924 (voice), 206-543-8925 (TTY), 206-616-8379 (fax) or (email).

Equal Opportunity

The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.