Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet UW Graduate School admission requirements to be eligible for admission to the MS Accounting Program.
 

UW Graduate School Minimum Admission Requirements

 

  • Required: a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or its four-year equivalent from an accredited foreign institution.
  • Also acceptable: hold a Master’s degree, a doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.Phil.), or a professional degree (M.D., J.D., D.V.M., etc.) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or its equivalent from an accredited foreign institution.
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  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or its equivalent from a foreign institution for the last 90 quarter credits  --- OR ---- 60 semester credits from a baccalaureate degree.  For a Master’s, doctoral, or professional degree, the total cumulative average may be used.  If you earned additional credits from an accredited institution after your degree, you may include these credits in calculating your GPA.
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  • Be proficient in English: Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency. The ways in which proficiency can be demonstrated are outlined in Memo 8: Graduate School English Language Proficiency Requirements.

General UW Bothell MS Accounting Program Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed, or expect to have completed by the time they start in the Master’s program, an undergraduate degree program in Accounting or in Business (with MSA prerequisites) at a recognized four-year U.S. university or equivalent institution.

  • Students that do not have an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Business but complete the necessary prerequisite coursework are also eligible to apply.

  • NEW: GMAT/GRE waiver will continue for the 2022 application cycle.


 

Required Application Materials

  • Current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • References
  • Transcripts
  • GMAT score

*GMAT will be waived for 2022 application cycle.
*TOEFL scores may be required for non-English native speaking candidates

Questions?

Email uwbmsa@uw.edu