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Undergraduate Business Admissions for Current UNC students

UNC Kenan-Flagler’s rigorous business major or minor will prepare you with problem-solving, leadership, and strategic thinking skills that you can use to stand out in any career.

Deadline and application

Deadline: September 1, 2022 at 9:00 p.m.
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Selection criteria

Admission to the Undergraduate Business Program is selective. Your application will be reviewed with the following criteria in mind.

  • UNC-Chapel Hill academic performance (students must spend at least one year in the College of Arts and Sciences before applying to the business program), or transfer school quality and academic performance (for sophomore transfer students)
  • Progress and performance in business prerequisite courses
  • Leadership potential
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral)
  • Analytical skills
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Extracurricular activities and work experience that demonstrate results-oriented engagement and correlate to career focus
  • Community service
  • Strength of character
  • Rationale for business

Admission timeline and process


Students must complete the following business prerequisite courses with a C or better
[not C-].

Applying by September 1, 2022: Applying in 2023 or beyond:
Calculus (One of the following options:  MATH 152, MATH 231 or STOR 113) Calculus (One of the following options:  MATH 152, MATH 231 or STOR 113)
Statistics (STOR 155) Statistics (STOR 155)
Introduction to Economics (ECON 101) Introduction to Economics (ECON 101)
Intermediate Micro Economics* (ECON 410) Introduction to Business: People, Profits, Planet (BUSI 100)***
Financial Accounting (BUSI 102)**

Advanced Placement (AP) or Transfer credit equivalents are accepted as long as the UNC equivalent is awarded.  Equivalencies can be found on the Transfer and Placement Credit section of the UNC Undergraduate Admissions website.

*ECON 410 is not required for the business minor.  ECON 410 will move to become a core requirement for students applying in 2023 and beyond.

**BUSI 102 will not be required as a business prerequisite requirement for students applying in 2023 and beyond.

***BUSI 100 is a new prerequisite for students applying in 2023 and beyond.