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Business Administration BS - Data Analytics Concentration - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 05.06 BUSINESS MGT & ADMINISTR, CIP: 52.0201 Business Administration and Management, General)

Becoming a Business Administration BS - Data Analytics Concentration Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores, if applicable. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, spring 2022, fall 2022, spring 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024 cycles. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Freshmen are admitted directly to the business administration program by selecting the appropriate major on the UB application. The Data Analytics concentration requires a separate application at the completion of the junior year (see details in academic requirements). 

Important note: 

We encourage high school students interested in the accounting or business administration majors to apply early for admission to UB. Because of the quantitative nature of these majors, we recommend you complete pre-calculus and be calculus-ready before enrolling at UB. 

Transfer Admission to the Program

Transfer students must first gain admission to the university. After gaining admission to UB, new incoming transfer students who select Business Administration will be asked to submit a supplemental application by the School of Management. Students must meet the minimum standards to be considered. Internal and external transfer students may request an individual evaluation to determine qualification for this combined BS/MS program by contacting the Undergraduate Academic Programs Office.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

If you are a current UB student in a non-management major and wish to add or change your major to business administration, submit a change of major request. Your request will be reviewed by the School of Management and you will receive an email with your admission decision and instructions for making an academic advisement appointment. Please see our admissions standards for more information. The Data Analytics concentration requires a separate application at the completion of the junior year (see details in academic requirements).

Published: Jan 25, 2023 07:58:39