Foster School of Business, WASHINGTON, SEATTLE - ADMISSION

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    Foster School of Business Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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    Foster School of Business has a population of over 2,500 students for 2019 session. A business school of the University of Washington, Foster School of Business offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business and management disciplines.

    • Application for undergraduate admission is accepted through Coalition Application.
    • Postgraduate applications are accepted through University of Washington Graduate Application
    • GRE/GMAT scores are required for graduate admission.
    • Admission is based on the academic records, test scores and supplementary information submitted by applicants.


    Application Portal Coalition Application/University of Washington Graduate Application
    Application Fee (non-refundable) Undergraduate: Domestic: $80; International: $90
    Graduate: $85
    Mode of Payment Credit card
    Average GPA for Undergraduate 3.91
    Average SAT Score 1410/1600
    Average ACT Score 32
    GRE/GMAT Score Required

    Foster School of Business Admissions Deadline

    The full-time academic session at the Foster School of Business, USA begins in the Autumn and Spring seasons. The students may apply up to one year in advance for early decision.

    Deadline for undergraduate and graduate program is provided below:

    Program Deadline
    Freshman November 15
    Transfer Summer/ Autumn: April 5
    Winter: October 5
    Graduate Varies with Program

    English Proficiency Requirement for International Students

    International students must have proof of their English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests, to be eligible for undergraduate admission at the Foster School of Business, USA:

    Test Name Score Required for students
    TOEFL (iBT) 76
    IELTS 6.0
    SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 580
    ACT English 22

    Note: Minimum score required to demonstrate english proficiency for graduate admission, varies with program.

    Visa Process for International Students

    • Form I-20 is issued to International applicants from the Foster School of Business, USA.
    • Applicants are required to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20 as a part of the visa process:
      • Copy of passport
      • Proof of financial support
      • Bank statement
      • Foreign SEVIS Address
      • SEVIS transfer form (if applicable)
    • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee of $200.
    • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
    • Schedule and attend the visa interview

    Foster School of Business Undergraduate Admission

    The Foster School of Business, USA offers admission to Bachelor's degree in Business Administration major. Although no minimum GPA is required for first-year admission, applicants with 3.9 or above GPA have a greater chance of acceptance.

    Where to Apply: Coalition Application

    Application Fees: Domestic: $80 & International: $90

    Admission Requirement:

    • Official Transcripts
    • Certificates and documents demonstrating proficiency

    Requirement for transfer students:

    • At least graded 60 college credits from UW and/or other accredited colleges and universities
    • 2.5 or above GPA for all college credits, including transfer credits
    • 2.5 or above GPA for all of the following:
      • Business course credits, including transfer credits
      • UW credits
      • UW business course credits
    • At least three Writing Skills Assessment score
    • A personal statement of 1000 words

    Students are required to have studied the following courses (or equivalent):

    • Calculus
    • English Composition
    • Financial Accounting
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Introduction to Law
    • Statistical Methods

    Foster School of Business, USA Graduate Admission

    The Foster School of Business, USA offers numerous graduate courses to prospective applicants. Various types of MBA degree offered by college are Full-time, Executive, Evening, Hybrid, Technology Management and Global Executive.

    Where to Apply: University of Washington Graduate Application

    Application Fee: $85

    Admission Requirement:

    • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
    • Official transcripts of institutes previously attended
    • Resume
    • GRE/GMAT score
    • Recommendation letter 

    Additional requirements for some of the graduate programs are:

    Programs Application deadline Academic Requirements Minimum English Proficiency Required
    MBA Round 1: October 8
    Round 2: January 8
    Round 3: March 17
    3.0 or above GPA, Essays, Resume, Two letters of recommendation, Video Interview TOEFL (PBT): 600
    TOEFL (IBT): 100
    Master of Professional Accounting International: January 15
    Domestic: February 15
    GMAT scores, Three letters of recommendation IELTS: 7.0
    TOEFL (IBT): 100
    Master of Science in Business Analytics Round 1: December 16
    Round 2: January 15
    Essay, Resume, Two letters of recommendation, Video Interview TOEFL (PBT): 580
    TOEFL (IBT): 92
    Master of Science in Information Systems February 1 750 words Personal Statement, Resume, Two letters of recommendation, Statement of Integrity, Video Interview TOEFL (PBT): 580
    TOEFL (IBT): 92

    Foster School of Business sends undergraduate admission offer letter, to accepted students, by May 1. Acceptance decision for MBA programs is conveyed to students within two months of the application deadline. GPA of students is given 40% weightage in the admission decision. Students should refer to the college's guidelines while submitting resume and personal statement.

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