If you’re considering applying to the Berkeley Haas undergraduate program, you’re about to embark on an exciting journey that could shape your future in countless ways.
Students who earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business possess the knowledge and skills needed to understand the modern business world, achieve the highest levels of success in their professional careers, and prepare for subsequent graduate work.
The goal of our admissions process is to holistically evaluate every applicant’s fit for our programs. We also seek applicants who embody the Berkeley Haas Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself.
Our admissions committee seeks individuals who demonstrate promise for academic success and excellence in non-academic endeavors. Some key qualities and characteristics that we look for in undergraduate program applicants are
- Academic achievement, including grades, course load, consistent academic excellence, and high performance in prerequisite courses,
- Consistency and impact in extracurricular activities,
- Personal attributes and life experience suggesting leadership, maturity, ethical character, teamwork, and goal orientation, and
- Communication and analytical skills as demonstrated by responses to essay questions.