Summer 2024 Application CLOSED

Complete 2024 Online Application

  • Essay
    Essays must be written by the student. Applicants are required to:  Write an essay in English* (1 page, single spaced, 12-point font and insert header including Last Name, First Name in the upper right corner) that responds to the following:
  • *A Defining Principles of BerkeleyHaas is “Beyond Yourself”.  Tell us about one of your favorite experiences working in a team. Explain.  Describe an idea or method that you have innovated towards a positive social change.*Why do you want to attend the Berkeley Business Academy for Youth middle school session?* If English is not your native language, please write one paragraph describing your English educational background and experience.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form
    Students must provide the B-BAY Teacher Recommendation form to one teacher with instructions to email the completed form to [email protected]. Forms submitted by the student will not be accepted. Download the teacher recommendation form.

Application Fees

A non-refundable $80 application fee must accompany the completed application. Applications will not be reviewed if fees are not included.

Admission Requirements

The admissions team looks for academically motivated, mature students who are interested in attending B-BAY because they want to develop their knowledge of business or have a passion for business. The application and accompanying materials should convey and communicate the student’s level of maturity and motivation.

BBAY Middle School Program is a commuting only program.  Housing and meals are not provided.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2024 at 5 pm PST

Students are encouraged to apply prior to the application deadline as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

You must submit your online application by the close of business Pacific Standard Time. Supporting documents such as recommendations and transcripts can be submitted after the deadline, no later than the close of business April 29, 2024.

Applications will not be reviewed until all required documents and the application fees are submitted

When we receive your complete application (your application form, essay, all supplemental materials, and the application fee), you will be notified by e-mail. 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.