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The Michael G. Foster School of Business consistently ranks among the top business schools in the United States for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Admission to the Foster School is competitive, but we encourage everyone who meets the minimum application requirements for a program to apply. In addition to those who demonstrate a capacity for academic excellence, the Foster School seeks individuals whose life experiences will bring aspects of cultural diversity and unique perspectives to the classroom and to the ranks of business professionals.

Undergraduate Program

The Undergraduate Program offers two paths to admission.

Applicant type Deadlines Enrollment More information
High school students November 15 Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Current UW and transfer students October 5
April 5
Winter quarter
Summer or autumn quarter
Admissions webpage

MBA Programs

The Foster School offers a number of options when it comes to MBA programs, from a full-time program to programs for working professionals and executives.

Program Deadlines Enrollment More Information
Full-time MBA October 10
January 12
March 15
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Evening MBA January 19
April 20
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Executive MBA April 1 Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Hybrid MBA July 15 Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Technology Management MBA May 15
August 15
Winter quarter Admissions webpage
Global Executive MBA December 31 Summer quarter Admissions webpage

One-year Specialized Master’s Programs

The Master of Professional Accounting degree offers specializations in auditing and assurance and in taxation. The Master of Science in Information Systems and Master of Supply Chain Management degrees are work-compatible. Classes are held on two weeknights and on some Saturdays, which makes it possible for you to work and earn your Master’s degree.

Program Deadlines Enrollment More Information
Master of Professional Accounting January 15
February 15
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Domestic: February 28
International: January 27
Summer quarter Admissions webpage
Master of Science in Information Systems February 1 Summer quarter Admissions webpage
Master of Science in Taxation Domestic: February 15
International: January 15
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Master of Supply Chain Management January 15 Summer quarter Admissions webpage

PhD Program

The PhD Program trains scholars in seven major areas of specialization: accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, operations management, and technology entrepreneurship.

Program Deadlines Enrollment More Information
PhD January 15 Autumn quarter Admissions webpage