High school seniors can apply for direct entry to the Haas School of Business through one of three program options:

Spieker Undergraduate Business Program

The Spieker Program is a four-year undergraduate business program that provides opportunities for deeper learning and enrichment, including career development and internships, study abroad, entrepreneurship programs, capstone projects, mentorship engagements, and student leadership experiences.

Applying to the Spieker Undergraduate Business Program ↓


Global Management Program

The Global Management Program (GMP) is a direct-admit program for students interested in learning about business from a global perspective. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in global management.

Applying to the Global Management Program →

Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology (M.E.T.) Program

The M.E.T. program is for students who want to be at the intersection of engineering and business. It’s an opportunity to earn two bachelors of science degrees—one from the College of Engineering and one from the Haas School of Business.

Applying to the M.E.T. Program →

Applying to the Spieker Undergraduate Business Program

Beginning in Fall 2023, high-school seniors may apply to the four-year Spieker Undergraduate Business Program. We evaluate applicants based on the following factors:

  • Grades & Coursework
  • Essays
  • Activities & Awards

How to Apply

Follow the steps below to apply to the four-year Spieker Undergraduate Business Program as a high school student.

Admissions & Enrollment Timeline

Date Admission or Enrollment Event
August–November UC Application process (due by November 30)
December-January Haas Supplemental Application (due by January 5)
End of March Admission decisions announced
May 1 Deadline to accept offer of admission
Late August New student welcome event and fall classes begin. See the UC Berkeley academic calendar for more details.

Have questions? Check out our FAQ for high school students/first-year applicants and our admissions events and advising options.