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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 5th, 2021
January 4th, 2022 (International)
March 15th, 2022 (US)
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Evening MBA February 23rd, 2022
April 12th, 2022
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Executive MBA December 1, 2021
February 1, 2022
April 1, 2022
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Hybrid MBA February 4, 2022
April 22, 2022
July 1, 2022
Autumn quarter Admissions webpage
Technology Management MBA May 1, 2022
August 1, 2022
Winter quarter Admissions webpage
Global Executive MBA December 1, 2022
January 15, 2023 (International)
February 15, 2023 (US)
Summer quarter Admissions webpage

One-year Specialized Master’s Programs

The Master of Professional Accounting, MS in Taxation and MS in Entrepreneurship degrees meet full time to prepare students to launch a company or an accounting career. The MS in Business Analytics, MS 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 Business Analytics November 17, 2021
International: January 6, 2022
Domestic: February 17, 2022
Summer quarter Admissions webpage
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship November 1
Domestic: April 11
International: February 3
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 International: January 14
Domestic: February 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 1 Autumn quarter Admissions webpage