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Summer Business Program

Accelerated Business Program

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023

2023 applications will be reviewed and decisions released by April 14th.

Program Dates: June 4-7, 2023

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. This condensed format 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. Program is open to current sophomores, juniors and seniors entering UGA this fall.

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

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

Additional Required Items

To complete your application, you must submit a copy of your transcript and one letter of recommendation to the address below. The letter must be from your school counselor or teacher who knows you well and can discuss your conduct, your ability to work in a team environment, and why you are a strong candidate for our Summer Residency Programs. The transcript and recommendation letter requirements are waived for students that have already been admitted and plan to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.

Terry College of Business
Terry Summer Residency Programs
353 Orkin Hall
Athens, GA 30602

To Apply

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.

  1. For cancellation requests received with at least four (4) weeks’ notice prior to camp start, we will provide a full refund.
  2. 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.