The mission of the Haas School of Business is to develop leaders who redefine how we do business. While most
applicants offer promise for academic success, the admissions committee selects individuals who also
demonstrate excellence in non-academic performance. Therefore, the goal of the admissions review process is
not only to evaluate an applicant's ability to handle the academic rigor, but also to identify those who
demonstrate a solid fit with our program. The Haas Undergraduate Program has a distinct culture and we seek
applicants who represent the School's Four Defining Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence without
Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself.
Successful candidates exhibit:
All applicants must satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements, including:
"Applying to Haas was one of the best decisions I made while at Cal."