Undergraduate Business Admission Application

All currently admitted William & Mary students interested in a business major or minor must apply for admission to the Undergraduate Business Program. The admission process is competitive. 

Information Sessions

All current William & Mary students are invited to one of our admission information sessions at the start of each semester.  In the fall information sessions will be offered on:

  • Wednesday, September 6 | 4:00-5:00 pm | Miller Hall 2052
  • Friday, September 8 | 2:00-3:00 pm | Miller 1082
  • Thursday, September 14 | 5:00-6:00 pm | Miller 1088

Prospective William & Mary students and their families are invited to join us on an informational tour (please see Tour schedule).

Types of Applicants & Key Dates

All admission requirements for majors or minors must be met prior to entering the Undergraduate Business Program.

Applicants for Fall 2017 Entry
Applicants Applicant Definition Application Deadline
W&M Social Sophomores & Juniors Students who started at W&M before the Fall of 2016. Feb. 1, 2017
W&M Social Freshmen Students who started at W&M in the Fall of 2016 and this is your first year in college (i.e. you graduated high school in the 2015-2016 academic year). This option is best for students who started at W&M with a substantial amount of transfer or AP credit. June 1, 2017
Transfer Students * Transferred to W&M from another college/ university at the start of the Spring 2017 term or will transfer to W&M in the Fall 2017 term.

June 1, 2017

Applicants for Spring 2018 Entry
Applicants Applicant Definition Application Deadline
W&M Social Sophomores & Juniors Students who started at W&M in the Fall of 2016 or before. Sept. 15, 2017
W&M Social Freshmen Students who started at W&M in the Fall of 2017 and this is your first year in college (i.e. you graduated high school in the 2016-2017 academic year). This option is best for students who started at W&M with a substantial amount of transfer or AP credit. Jan. 3, 2018
Transfer Students * Transferred to W&M from another college/ university at the start of the Fall 2017 term or will transfer to W&M in the Spring 2018 term.

Jan. 3, 2018

Business Program Fees

The undergraduate business school fee allows the Raymond A. Mason School of Business to remain at the forefront of personalized, experience-based business education.  A similar fee can be found at many other nationally-ranked business schools, including other business schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Currently, business majors are assessed a fee of $1500 per semester, and all enrolled business minors are assessed $750 per semester.  Business school fees will be charged for a maximum of 4 semesters.

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Fall 2017 Undergraduate Business Program Application: Transfer Students and Social Freshman

Please follow the steps below to apply to the Undergraduate Business Program. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

  1. Fall 2017 Application Instructions - please read thoroughly before moving forward.
  2. Write the following and then you will upload each as a PDF within the online application:
    1. Fall 2017 Admissions Essay Instructions
    2. Fall 2017 Student Profile Instructions
    3. Statement of Extenuating Circumstances Instructions (Optional)
  3. Obtain Unofficial Transcripts from Transfer Schools (Required of Transfer students - you will upload your unofficial transfer transcript(s) as a PDF within the online application).
  4. You do NOT need to request nor upload a copy of your W&M transcript to the online application. 
  5. Complete Fall 2017 Online Admissions Application (link) - (make sure you have completed all other admission components listed above and saved them as PDF documents before starting the online application).

Please email the Undergraduate Business Program office at bba@mason.wm.edu with any Business School admissions questions or if you experience any difficulty with the online application process.

Admissions Contact Information

Transfer Students

*Transfer students should apply to the Mason School of Business after being admitted to the College of William & Mary. Students who have completed all prerequisite courses and obtained junior standing (as determined by the Office of the University Registrar) will be eligible to apply for competitive admission to the Mason School of Business; however, admission is not guaranteed. The evaluation of any transfer credit will take place only after a student has accepted an offer of admission from the College. Any questions concerning transfer students should be directed to the Undergraduate Business Program Office, (757) 221-2910, bba@mason.wm.edu