Terry College of Business - University of Georgia
Terry College of Business - University of Georgia

MAcc Admissions

Graduate School Application

You must apply via the UGA Graduate School in order to be considered for admission. Final decisions will be issued by letter from the UGA Graduate School. Applicants with undergraduate accounting degrees from AACSB-accredited schools are preferred.

Use this checklist to ensure that you complete the required application components: MAcc Application Checklist.

Required Documents

  • 1 unofficial transcript from institutions you’ve attended | UGA students should download a PDF of their unofficial transcript from Athena. If accepted, an official transcript must be submitted to the Graduate School before enrolling in courses.
  • GMAT scores | UGA undergrads – Do you qualify to waive the GMAT? The Tull School of Accounting recommends a GMAT score of at least 550 for admissions to the MAcc program.
  • Three letters of recommendation (Two from Accounting faculty and one additional) You should request recommendations from individuals who know you well, either academically or professionally. UGA will send an online link to a recommendation form to the recommenders you list in your application.
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose (1 page) | Single or double spaced, entitled “Why do you want to pursue a MAcc degree?”
  • Tull Information Sheet | Complete and upload with your online MAcc application.

Additional Documents for International Applicants

  • Final Transcript or Other Document Showing Proof of Degree
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores | Suggested minimum scores are 105 on TOEFL and 7.5 on IELTS.
  • Certificate of Finances form | Only required if admitted.

Application Fee

You must submit a one-time application fee via credit card online in order to complete your application — $75 for domestic applicants, $100 for international applicants.


Tuition Assistance Deadlines

  • Summer: January 15
  • Fall: January 15
  • Spring: September 15

Deadlines for General Admission

  • Summer: February 15
  • Fall: February 15
  • Spring: October 15

Applications are considered for fall and spring semesters. Summer admission is limited to applicants who wish to earn course credit for a summer internship. If admitted, you will enroll in a 3-hour course and will be required to pay summer tuition. Your summer internship must be 8 weeks or longer, working 40 hours per week.

Applications received after the general admission deadline for each semester will only be considered if space is allowed.

Newly Admitted Student Requirements

  • If admitted, you will be required to pay a non-refundable seat deposit in the amount of $200 to reserve your seat in the class. This deposit must be submitted with your intent to enroll when offered admission.
  • Orientation is required for all newly admitted students. The date for orientation will be sent with your notice of admission.

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