Admission prerequisites:

  • Proficiency in college-level introductory statistics and calculus
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Knowledge of computer programming with at least one high-level language (e.g., R, Python, SQL, C, Java)
  • 1+ internship and/or full-time work experience is required

Application Requirements

A complete application includes:

  • 1-page Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation: 1 required, 1 optional; it is preferred that one letter be from an internship supervisor
  • Unofficial transcripts*
  • Self-reported* GMAT and/or GRE scores (Select applicants may apply for a test score waiver. Please review the application instructions for more information.)
  • Self-reported* TOEFL or IELTS scores (only required for non-native English speakers)
  • Essay(s): 1 required, 1 optional
  • Video essay (optional)
  • $75 application fee for domestic students, $100 application for international students (waived for U.S. military personnel and UGA Graduate School Institutional Recruitment Partners)

*If you are offered admission, we will require your official transcripts and score reports at that time.

Application Deadlines

Deadline TypeDate
International Applicant Recommended SubmissionFebruary 1*
International Applicant Final DeadlineApril 15
Final Application DeadlineMay 1*
*Applications received after May 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full. Seats will fill quickly.

Rolling Decisions

Complete applications received by the 1st of each month will receive a decision by the end of that month. Please note, due to winter holidays, applications received between November 2 and December 1, will receive decisions by January 15.


  • Complete application received by September 1. Decision will be issued by September 30.
  • Complete application received January 10. Decision will be issued by February 29.

It is advantageous to submit your completed application as soon as your application is at its best. The admissions committee may utilize a waitlist if they need additional information before making a decision.

Total MSBA Tuition and Fees (2023–2024)

ExpenseGeorgia ResidentNon-Resident
Student Fees$1,390$1,390
Total Tuition + Fees for Program$18,668$34,976
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents adjusts tuition and fees in May of each year for the next academic year. Please visit the UGA Bursar’s Office website for the most current tuition and fee information.

Admission FAQs

MSBA Info Sessions

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