Who should apply

Prospective students are eligible to apply to the accelerated 3+1 dual-degree program through a secondary application process after submitting an application to the university. To be considered for these 3+1 programs, students generally must be ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, have a GPA of at least 3.8 and have a combined evidence-based reading and writing and math SAT score of 1350, with a minimum of 600 on the math section or an ACT score of 29 or higher. The accelerated dual degree application does not require GRE/GMAT scores.

Demonstration of English language proficiency is required of students for whom English is not their native language. A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based tests) or 550 (paper-based) is required. IELTS (minimum score of 6.5) or the Duolingo English Test (minimum proficiency score of 110) are also acceptable to demonstrate English proficiency.

How to apply

The accelerated 3+1 business dual-degree program is a competitive program that accepts only a limited number of incoming first-year students each year. The application process requires a secondary application which students may submit after submitting their application to the university.

January 10 – Deadline to submit first-year application

January 15 – Deadline to submit accelerated dual-degree program application

Prospective students applying to the accelerated dual-degree program will be required to submit:

  • Transcript
  • Test scores
  • An essay
  • One letter of recommendation.

Both the essay and letter of recommendation should focus on the prospective student’s work ethic, ultimate career goals and other character traits that make him/her a good fit for the program.

Applications to the accelerated 3+1 dual-degree program will be reviewed by a selection committee consisting of faculty and administrators. Finalists for the accelerated programs will be invited to attend Fellows Weekend for an on-campus interview. Virtual interviews will be conducted if finalists are unable to participate in an on-campus interview. Final selections for the program will be made after interviews with the finalists are conducted.