The Accelerated Business Program is a highly selective, pre-collegiate program for exceptional high school rising juniors and seniors that provides an inside track on the various fields of business with a focus on the career paths of the high-demand fields. Program is open to current sophomores, juniors and seniors entering UGA this fall.

Attend at UGA’s Athens Campus

This program provides participants with a broad overview of business and rare exposure to executives from widely known and respected corporations such as Travelers, Chick-fil-A and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

In addition, attendees get to sample the life of a college student by staying in UGA residence halls, eating in the university’s award-winning dining halls and attending lectures given by UGA professors. It is by no means all work and no play. The evenings are filled with exciting outings, including a night tour of Athens, a campus pool party and time to socialize with fellow participants from across Georgia and surrounding states.

2024 application decisions will be released in mid-April.

Athens Program Information

Date: June 9–12, 2024

Application Deadline: March 24, 2024

Program Tuition: $195. A limited number of need-based financial scholarships are available upon acceptance.

Location: UGA’s Athens Campus

Attend Online

This condensed format program provides participants with a broad overview of business and exposure to dynamic speakers from companies such as PwC, Charles Aris and others from the comfort of your personal location. The program participants will earn a Certificate of Completion from the Terry College of Business and gain valuable knowledge from existing UGA students about college life.

Online Program Information

Date: July 11-12, 2024

Application Deadline: April 26, 2024

Program Tuition: $25. Fee waivers are available for students with financial need.

Location: Online

Instructions for Completing the Application

Short Answer Questions

We seek ambitious and hardworking students to participate in our Summer Residency Programs. The response questions provide applicants with the opportunity to showcase their strengths and outline the contributions they can make to the program. Since applicants are not able to return to the form, we highly encourage thoughtfully completing the short answer questions prior to starting the online form.

  1. List your extracurricular activities.
  2. List any relevant awards, honors or leadership positions.
  3. Explain why you would like to participate in one of the Summer Residency Programs.
  4. Explain your educational plans beyond high school.
  5. Briefly explain how you will add to the diversity of the program.

Cancellation Policies & Deadline

All cancellation requests must be sent by email in writing to and will be processed according to the date and time that email is received. Phone calls or voicemails will not be considered official cancellations until they are followed up in writing. Our cancellation policy is as follows. Please keep these deadlines in mind as your camp session approaches.

For cancellation requests received with at least four (4) weeks’ notice prior to camp start, we will provide a full refund.

Cancellation requests received after four (4) weeks before camp starts will receive no refund. Cancellation after this date will result in the forfeiture of all payments.


Randy Groomes
  • Director, Office of Diversity Relations