Application & Selection

Date Admission Event
November Follow UC application instructions.
January In addition to the UC application submitted in November, transfer applicants are required to submit the Haas Supplement by January 31st. The Supplement includes a self-reported academic record, additional essay question and resume. During the first week of January, applicants will be e-mailed instructions from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions regarding the Haas Supplement. Applicants who fail to submit a complete Haas Supplement by the January 31st deadline will be denied.
February-April Haas Admission Committee will review eligible applicants.

In addition to reviewing applications for completion of minimum eligibility requirements and academic achievement and promise, the Admission Committee will review many factors, including:

  • Performance in key prerequisites (principles of business, math, economics, statistics)
  • Grade trends
  • Course load
  • Consistency of academic performance
  • Leadership skills
  • Interest in being an active member of the Haas community
  • Accomplishments as demonstrated by extracurricular activities
  • Communication and analytical skills as demonstrated by responses to the essay questions

The following factors are evaluated and weighted as listed below.

Selection Critera

May 1

Admission decisions are available

May 15 Appeals are due
July-August (Summer Session D) Haas PreCore Summer Program for Newly Admitted Transfer Students. Build a strong academic foundation this summer. Designed to specifically help in transition to UC Berkeley and the Haas School of Business, students are encouraged to enroll in this program which consist of two 3-unit courses. Click here for details (.pdf).
July 1 Deadline for admitted students to submit official transcripts and any other required official documentation
TBD (Late August) Undergraduate Haas New Student Welcome
If admitted to Haas you will be expected to attend Golden Bear Orientation and Haas New Student Welcome, so please save the date plan accordingly.
August 23 Classes start