The Terry Business Academy is a highly selective, pre-collegiate program at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. This intensive one-week program will expose approximately 30 high school rising juniors and seniors to the various fields of business. Each student will gain practical experience developing and presenting a business plan. Participants will learn about different business majors and career paths, and will visit corporate headquarters to meet executives and professionals in various industries.


Program Tuition: $495. A limited number of need-based financial scholarships are available upon acceptance.

For more information, please contact program director Randy Groomes.

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Online Application Process

A selection committee will review all applications. Whether you are applying to one or both programs, you only need to submit one application. Take your time and be careful with your application to ensure the best chance for admission. Do not rush.

Recommendations and Official Transcript

One letter of recommendation is required. Letter must be from your school counselor or teacher. (This requirement is waived for student already accepted and plan to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.)

You should select individuals who know you personally and can speak to your academic ability, conduct, initiative, character, extracurricular involvement, and potential for leadership.

Letters and Transcript should be mailed to:

Terry College of Business
Terry Summer Residency Programs
433 Correll Hall, 600 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602

Candidate Selection

Selection is a competitive process. All applications will be reviewed based on the quality of candidates’ essays, interests, demonstrated leadership ability, and academic transcript.

Save Your Progress

You will be able to save your application and finish it later, if needed. However, some form fields are marked with an asterisk (*) to indicate they are required before you will be allowed to save your progress.

If you need to modify your application for any reason (e.g. essays, contact information), you may do so by logging in with the username and password you created when you submitted your application for the first time.

The application period is currently closed.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Program Director Randy Groomes.