Fall 2023 Semester

 2023 Online Application

Application Requirements:


  • In 400 words or less, please respond to the following essay prompt:
    • Select one of Berkeley Haas’s defining leadership principles that most resonate with you and describe how you have pursued this value in your own life. They are located here.
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Transcript
    • Students must upload a transcript including grades from the past 2 years (can be unofficial). The transcript must display the student’s name.
  • Graded Work
    • Please submit an essay, video, or other project that was evaluated by an instructor that you think represents you and your work to the best of your ability. The header should include:
      •  The class the work is from
      • The class assignment that the work responds to
      • The grade the work was given

Application Fees

A non-refundable $80 application fee must accompany the completed application. Applications submitted without payment will not be reviewed.

Application Deadline: July 14, 2023 at 5 pm PST

We encourage you to apply prior to the application deadline as applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a competitive program. Spots may fill up before the deadline and applications may close early.

Admission Requirements

We look for academically motivated, mature students who are interested in attending a rigorous business academy. Academic Year is for youth who want to develop their knowledge of business and want to take it to the next level. The application and accompanying materials should convey your level of maturity and motivation.


You may be asked to do a virtual interview with a member of the Admissions Committee to determine admission to the program.

When we receive your complete application (your application form, essay, all supplemental materials, and the application fee). An admissions decision will be made and e-mailed to you within two weeks.

Enrolling: Students admitted into the Berkeley Business Academy for Youth have 10 days (weekends included) from your acceptance date to enroll online and pay the program fees. You are not enrolled until full payment is received.