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Undergraduate Programs

A quality business education remains one of the most sought after and useful degrees available today, and the Foster School of Business Undergraduate Program is regarded as one of the best in the country. We have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek.

In 2016, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Foster School of Business Undergraduate Program 21st among public institutions and 52nd among all national business schools.

For 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Undergraduate Program 13th among public institutions and 23rd among 488 public and private national business schools. National undergraduate specialty rankings: Accounting #15Entrepreneurship #22Finance #26, International Business #21Management #22.

Program Overview

Students in the undergraduate program in the Foster School of Business work towards a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BABA).

Number of credits to graduate with a BABA

Minimum of 180
Half of the degree, about 90 credits, must be fulfilled with non-business courses

Application deadline

Freshman direct: December 1 (autumn quarter)
Current UW and transfer students: October 5 (winter quarter), and April 5 (summer or autumn quarter)

Formal options/areas of study

Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Information Systems, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain Management.

Learn more about career options in each of the formal areas of study in business.

The pages of our website and online presentations will give you a glimpse of what makes our program great. We hope that you’ll come visit us to see for yourself!

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